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curiocait
« on: July 18, 2009 12:27:54 PM »

I have a ton of these, since I just got new curtains for the office, and redid my room.
Any ideas on what to use them for or how to spiff them up?
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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2009 01:03:44 PM »

The bedsheets I recently bought came in those zippered vinyl pouches, and I use them to store WIPs in, especially my knitting.  That way I just throw the vinyl bag in my (very much stuffed!) tote bag and don't have to worry about the yarn tangling up in eveything or the project unraveling. 
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curiocait
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2009 06:44:45 PM »

ooohhh I never thought of that. I was thinking I could take off the zipper and use the vinyl as a protctive layer for makeup bakgs. If that makes sense.
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SPultz
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2009 10:58:28 PM »

If it's the kind of vinyl that will stick to itself a little you can cut it up into little rectangles and wrap them around your spools of thread.  It will keep the thread from coming loose and getting tangled but still allow you to see the color.  I use a rotary cutter to make long strips in two or three different widths that match the height of the most typical spools of thread.  Then I wrap a strip around a spool of thread about 1 1/2 times, cut off the remainder with a pair of scissors, and move on to the next spool.
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curiocait
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2009 11:53:10 PM »

Oh my!!!
I think you just prevented many more injuries invloving thread getting caught on my big toe with that one!
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edensmommy
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2009 03:15:14 PM »

I cut them up to use as the woindows of I spy bags. Could be used as windows of craft table tents as well
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