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Posted on: 3/14/07 7:50 PM
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I recently started using Swiffer dry cloths to clean the mechanical parts of my sewing machine. Even my mini-vacuum utensil can't get into most corners, but by wrapping a Swiffer cloth around the end of a chopstick, I can get more buildup out as the sewing lint clings to the cloth, and it leaves no fibers behind.

Expanding on this idea, I tried a Swiffer Duster on my serger, and this works, too. I now keep one handy to "dust" the outside of my serger as I go to keep debris from collecting. Plus it's handy on my sewing tables as well.

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HenriettenDK said... (6/8/07 8:57 AM) Reply
Clever!
AnneM said... (3/30/07 9:58 AM) Reply
Good idea!
sewsally said... (3/18/07 12:47 PM) Reply
Great idea and I will definitely use it. Thanks.
nancy2001 said... (3/18/07 12:02 PM) Reply
Great idea.
Susan M said... (3/16/07 4:39 PM) Reply
What a great idea!
martinanne said... (3/15/07 10:42 AM) Reply
This is an awesome tip! Thanks for the suggestion.
jbrewer said... (3/15/07 7:44 AM) Reply
Thanks for the great idea!
frame said... (3/14/07 9:10 PM) Reply
Swiffer dusters are my new best friend. I have used them in my sewing area, but not on my machines YET! I will now. Thanks for the tip.
 
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