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Posted on: 6/6/10 11:02 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people   Very Helpful by 9 people   
Hi, This is my first post! :)

I bought a janome serger and wanted to use regular sized spools/thread. I didnt have any spool caps and I couldnt find any at my nearby sewing stores, so I improvised and used 4 smooth 1/2" by 2" washers (donut shaped things!) from lowes. Worked beautifully!

Hope this helps somebody looking for quick and cheap spool caps!

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ladyliver said... (7/31/12 6:48 PM) Reply
Seriously helpful! thanks so much for the tip :) gonna try this today!
JodieT said... (6/17/10 1:25 AM) Reply
Love the tip!
SandiMacD said... (6/9/10 10:02 PM) Reply
Great tip!!
elsew said... (6/7/10 8:27 AM) Reply
I would think because of their weight they might work even better than the plastic spool caps. Thanks for the tip.
sewrelaxed said... (6/6/10 11:56 PM) Reply
good idea, I love finding stuff in a hardware store that can live in my sewing room.
 
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