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Posted on: 8/25/11 8:14 PM
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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.

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Lisa in NH said... (9/30/11 10:30 PM) Reply
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.
HagridsMom said... (9/22/11 7:51 PM) Reply
good idea - thanks! Really too temptingfor my cats if they see any little piece of thread.
threadgenie said... (9/8/11 7:07 PM) Reply
Good idea. I have a collection of misc. containers. Having just one makes more sense
Libbee said... (9/5/11 9:19 PM) Reply
A great idea! I have an empty box that will make it to my sewing area tonight. Thanks.
ladybegood said... (9/2/11 12:54 PM) Reply
Great idea! Tidiness tips are the best!
strongnow said... (8/27/11 9:22 AM) Reply
Thanks! I am going to try this suggestion.
arianamaniacs said... (8/26/11 2:18 AM) Reply
Good idea! I go through tons of tissue boxes and just throw them away
 
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