SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login

Tips & Techniques > discarding scrap/thread container

Viewed 5457 times
Posted by: Donna Kaye

About Donna Kaye
Member since: 1/16/08
Reviews written: 1
tips added: 1
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 8/25/11 8:14 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people   Very Helpful by 20 people   
To keep my threads/scraps neat and tidy I keep an empty "square" tissue box at my sewing station. It's lightweight and can be emptied from time to time. It's also decorative and when it gets ragged from use or dirty, simply throw it away and get a new one. I feel I am better organized when I don't have all those cut threads/scraps surrounding me. I sometimes put it in my lap when working and just drop the threads in.

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques

Login to Add a Comment
Lisa in NH said...
This is a very good idea. I've been using my scrapbooking scrap catcher that attaches to my tabletop with a small vice. I just empty the plastic bag that fits in the vice frame when it's full.
9/30/11 10:30 PM
HagridsMom said...
good idea - thanks! Really too temptingfor my cats if they see any little piece of thread.
9/22/11 7:51 PM
threadgenie said...
Good idea. I have a collection of misc. containers. Having just one makes more sense
9/8/11 7:07 PM
Libbee said...
A great idea! I have an empty box that will make it to my sewing area tonight. Thanks.
9/5/11 9:19 PM
ladybegood said...
Great idea! Tidiness tips are the best!
9/2/11 12:54 PM
strongnow said...
Thanks! I am going to try this suggestion.
8/27/11 9:22 AM
arianamaniacs said...
Good idea! I go through tons of tissue boxes and just throw them away
8/26/11 2:18 AM
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
Leather 101
Leather 101


Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger


Islander Sewing Systems The Ultimate Kinsale Cloak Pattern

Islander Sewing Systems The Ultimate Kinsale Cloak Pattern

Buy Now
Victory Madeleine Paper Pattern

Victory Madeleine Paper Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.