Expensive Iron

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  1. Are you still liking your iron! I’ve heard people say that the mechanism that elevates the iron when it is set down sometimes fails? And issues with that?

    • Roseanne says:

      Wellllll, since you asked. No, I am not happy with it at all. I had to replace it once because it turned itself on whenever it felt like it. It was plugged in, set to the off position but it would randomly turn on. I had to pay $40 shipping and handling which is annoying. The replacement wrinkles the fabric each time when I start with the tip of the iron. If I come onto the fabric from the side, it is fine; but if I start ironing with the tip of the iron (the normal way to iron!!) it wrinkles. I haven’t had mechanism issues – it goes up and down fine, but I would NOT recommend it. And not the company on Amazon that sells them – they never replied to my requests to replace the iron. I had to contact the company itself. Aren’t you sorry you asked?! ~smile~ Roseanne

      • Actually, no I am not! I wondered because a while back I had contemplated purchasing a new iron and thought about buying one of those. With all the famous people using them I had figured they must be super wonderful. Now I’m 🤔 that they are probably using them because of sponsorship. 🙃 The reviews I came across were not positive and I got to use one at the group charity sewing day. I was not impressed and neither was the owner. She had similar issues to yours. Did you stick with the iron or did you purchase something else. 👏

      • Roseanne says:

        I’ve stuck with it so far mostly because it’s so darn expensive. But just this week I was thinking I was crazy for not just getting a new one. ~sigh~ Whine – I don’t want to buy another iron. Waaa. I want this one to work like it should. Now I’ll do my research like I should have – I thought if Jenny and Pat Sloan use them, it must be great. You hit the nail on the head. ~smile~ Roseanne

      • Roseanne, my husband says sometimes buying stuff is like paying for college…when you are done all you have is a piece of paper and debt. Bummer! Those darn advertisers! Bigger is not always better. Watch out for yellow irons in the future. 😊❤️

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