Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Swiffer cover

One of my New Years Resolutions is to not just pin things that I like from pinterest but to actually try and make them.

This is my version- PROJECT #1

I cut a micro fiber dish towel and was able to make 3 swiffer covers.  I used the width of the towel as my length and cut 3 pieces 6" tall.  I took each single piece and folded the ends up and sewed the fabric straight across.  I used a zig zag stitch because the edges on top and bottom were raw edges. 

Now just slide your swiffer mop inside on each edge.  They work like a charm.  Now I can just throw them in the washer and dryer and reuse them.  Much much cheaper than buying the refills.

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Kerry said...

Great idea, much better than buying something to throw away! I'm going to do this too!

Sayuri said...

I've actually been thinking to make my steam mop cover as well for a while.....( and I haven't yet)

Bravo!! to you actutally make one, it looks great!!

Paula Ginder said...

Great Idea! New follower.

Julie Boarder said...

Just popping over after seeing that you visited my blog (thank you). I'm now following you.

Julie Boarder said...

Oops, I hit enter too soon! I meant to say that this is so clever and I love the idea to actually do the things you pin and not just pin them!

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