I made this ironing board cover for my mom for Mother's Day using this tutorial.
She uses my grandma's old ironing board which is fatter and shorter than today's standard size. It's always been difficult, if not impossible to find a well-fitting cover for it, and with this tutorial, you can make it whatever size you want. I used scraps from my stash, but wouldn't it be cute in this:
I think I need to make one for myself! And if you just want a good laugh, take a look at this: