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It’s time for our second annual Holiday Giveaway Calendar! Everyday in the month of December we are giving away an amazing prize! It’s super easy to enter, just leave your comment answering the bolded questions below by noon EST 12/16 and a lucky winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries!

Today, enter to win an Oliso TG1600 Smart Iron!

Oliso is the home of the smart steam iron and the small but powerful food vacuum sealer, the Frisper. Oliso brings magic to household products with patented itouch technology. Looking for a steam iron that doubles as a dry iron? Take a look at the Oliso Smart Iron, it levitates so your clothes never burn and your wrist never strains. Searching for a food vacuum sealer that doesn’t take up the whole kitchen counter? Check out the Frisper; our compact food sealer. Just click on a video below and watch the magic begin.

Our patented Auto-Lift System is the most advanced electric iron technology available. It provides you the ultimate in safety and control. When you touch the handle, the iron automatically lowers onto your ironing board. When you let it go, it lifts above the fabric, for a safer, smarter and simpler ironing experience. Just this one feature alone can make ironing up to 30% faster because your iron stays horizontal on your ironing board 100% of the time and and three way steam is delivered with one pass. The Oliso electric iron can be used as a steam iron with three way steam so strong it can double as a clothes steamer. There are times when a dry iron is called for and if that is the case just shut down the steam on any Oliso iron and presto…you have a dry iron. Our itouch technology is implemented in all of our models.

The TG1600 steam iron is a favorite of quilters and sewers everywhere thanks to it’s extended range auto shut off time of 30 minutes. Don’t worry, your iron won’t shut off after 5-10 minutes of non use, it will stay on for a full 30 minutes before it automatically shuts off, keep on sewing!

To enter, just leave your comment answering this questions by noon EST 12/16:
Is your iron smart?

We want to congratulate strawberryfreckles on winning yesterday’s Ladies Fashion & Beauty Bag Collection offered by Brother! Her comment was chosen at random from all eligible entries. Thanks to everyone who entered and good luck in today’s giveaway!


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    Dec 11, 2011, 07.46 PMby vindaviper

    No, my iron is about as dumb as they come! Ok, well I will give it props for turning itself off after a while if I forget to, but other than that it’s dumb as a stump.

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    Dec 9, 2011, 07.44 PMby Claudia19143

    My Iron is definitely not SMART and definitely does not compare to the oliso iron, regular Walmart brand iron cost me about $30.00 bucks I have to hold it down on my clothing for a long time if I want to have a excellent press but for the most part it does what the iron has been purchased to do…IRON!!!! LOL

    Besides, I am not sure who would be more excited about winning an oliso me or my husband… he has an ironing addiction…has anyone ever heard of a man having an ironing addiction? well he gets it from his father who is also an ironing junkie….LOL. I am not even going to tell him I entered a contest for an Iron because the contest will be the only thing on his mind. Ladies and Gents this is my first time on this site… I feel like I stumbled upon platinum or something, I am so excited right now I can’t even explain how I feel. there are so many talented people out there and I cannot wait to share my designs with all of you in the near future… If I am lucky I will take my first photo of one of my designs with the oliso…LOL

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    Nov 21, 2011, 06.12 PMby rainbow05

    No, my iron is not smart, but it does seem to have a mind of its own. Every time I want to use it, it figures out a new way to give me grief. I’d love to win the Oliso Smart Iron.

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    Dec 29, 2009, 10.42 PMby annalane

    Hello from Canada, My iron is not smart, but it does have a mind of its own. Regardless of the temperature setting it changes to what ever temperature it wants. Needless so say I have to be soooo careful not to burn anything. Wouldn’t be nice if the iron had an automatic “fabric senser” and would self adjust the temperature suitable for the type of fabric being ironed? Now that would be a smart iron.

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    Dec 24, 2009, 10.24 AMby mbmprovisions

    Not in the least. The smarter the user the smarter the iron

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    Dec 23, 2009, 02.00 AMby duvalldiva

    shoot, I do not care if it is smart. . . I would just like one to last more than a year! Why do irons die so easily?

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    Dec 19, 2009, 06.38 AMby esweeney

    My iron is not smart – but I would love to win the Oliiso Smart Iron. Maybe a Smart Iron will make me and my clothes look smart . Wouldn’t that be lovely !

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    Dec 18, 2009, 09.15 AMby sew-for-fun

    no my iron is not smart

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    Dec 18, 2009, 12.33 AMby janwiller

    This iron sounds wonderful! It would make a great addition to my new sewing room! Thanks for offering it as a gift to some lucky person!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 04.45 PMby quiltmom

    Nope, my iron is definitely NOT smart! It’s just an average iron, though it does have a retractable cord, a redeeming quality in my eyes! I’ve given up using steam in any iron as they always seem to not like that, and commence to spit it back out, always at the most inopportune time! It would be nice to have an iron that knows better than that! ;o)

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    Dec 17, 2009, 04.18 PMby etrnlone

    sometimes i think it is…… the rest of the time no

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    Dec 17, 2009, 03.09 PMby kwandrie

    Geez! I love gadgets, and I love this! My iron is on and off and that is it. I love this!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 02.54 PMby karenjeanette

    An iron that leviates? Wowl. I have a good iron but nothing like that. What a wonderful idea, my iron is always shutting off after just a few minutes.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 02.53 PMby siriusmom

    My iron is not smart- it can be evil! Leaves brown yucky spots on things!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 09.30 AMby tifagirly

    Sadly my iron is not that smart.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 08.25 AMby bodine

    The iron I use isn’t smart at all. It’s my mothers one and I think it is just as old as I am. I use a plant spray to create steam, cause the iron only has a few options for different warmth.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 08.22 AMby loulourosa

    My Iron isn’t smart at all, otherwise it would do all the ironing without my help!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 06.37 AMby breanix

    No my iron is not smart. Not even close.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 06.23 AMby maurizme

    No, my iron isn’t that smart. It’s practical, but not smart. I’m just glad it works! (There are other things that don’t…)

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    Dec 17, 2009, 06.10 AMby tittabear

    no, my iron has the brain of a rock! it barely gets the wrinkles out! i definitely need this smart iron to widely contribute to my journey in becoming an expert seamstress.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 04.47 AMby geechiecat

    Smart? No, not really. But it’s old and I suppose it’s thinking about retirement!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 04.43 AMby vicki1122

    My iron is dumb as dirt compared to yours! I didn’t know an iron could reach such a level of genius!! wonderful Invention!!! Mine spits at me everytime I use it, it leaks water out on what I am ironing and it is only 4 months old, I have purchased alot of irons in 51 years and haven’t managed to find one as of yet that I have truly been satisfied with, come make my day!!!!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 04.43 AMby retropinup

    Unfortunately mine is not smart. It leaks water and rust on things.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 04.41 AMby ashb

    My iron is definitely not smart. I think it was made before smart existed! I’ve been wanting a new spiffy iron for a while and haven’t taken the plunge yet. This Oliso iron sounds heavenly!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 04.36 AMby vicki1122

    Smart, comparing to yours mine is dumb as dirt and yours is a GENIUS!!!! Wonderful Invention!!!! If I don’t Win, Where Can I purchase One? I have tried all kinds of irons and have never really been happy, Do you think after 51 years you can finally make me happy? I will tell everyone I know if you do!!!!!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 04.15 AMby maggie5050

    Haven’t seen my iron in about six months and at that time it was not smart, don’t think thing have changed but stranger things have happened.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 03.50 AMby RetroDivaSSC

    My iron is assuredly and decidedly no genius!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 03.47 AMby bparrish45

    For my iron, the honeymoon is over. It won’t get hot, it leaks everywhere and makes streaks. To try to get anything ironed, one must vigorously press down on the ironing board. One day, while trying to iron, I pushed too hard, causing the steam button to fly off, hitting me in the eye and the ironing board to jump up, unlatch and fold up. Now, explain that to the eye doctor. No one believes you! I’ve decided I would do better just sitting on my blouse instead of ironing it!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 03.40 AMby geegwhiz

    No my iron is not smart! It insist on standing on end thus falling off when the ironing board is knocked and getting a concussion. It stays confused never knowing when to stay on or steam or what temperture it should keep.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 01.48 AMby loves2sew17

    My iron is definitely not smart. In fact, it’s dumber than dirt, which is probably why it spits out those ugly, dirty spots along with the steam.

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