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« on: May 19, 2010 01:13:59 PM »

Did you know that there is a "right" way to thread your needle when using metallic floss?  Lemme tell ya, it makes it a whole lot easier. 

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For more detailed instructions and other tips on using metallic floss, feel free to visit my post on the subject.
http://mafiosagrrl.blogspot.com/2010/05/tried-this.html

Thanks for looking, I hope this helps you with that tricky metallic floss.
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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2010 04:49:06 AM »

OMG thank you soooooo much! That is probably one of the reasons why I HATED using silver floss!
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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2010 09:35:25 AM »

You're welcome.  It make's it so much easier to work with, lot's more control.
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« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2010 10:35:30 AM »

Ooooh this is brilliant!!! I always make such a mess when using metallic thread!  Thank you for posting it Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2010 07:41:44 PM »

Oh! That is so smart! Thanks for the tip!
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« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2010 07:53:29 PM »

 Shocked  holy crap that's amazing!  why did i never think of that?
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« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2010 08:44:28 PM »

I suwanee, I have never such!
Thank you ever so much, Mafiosogrrl!
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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2010 01:02:56 PM »

I'm glad that you guys found it helpful!  I wish I could say that I was the genius that came up with it but alas no.  I read it somewhere a long time ago but when I realized that it wasn't very common knowledge I thought I would share. 
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« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2010 07:42:22 AM »

It does make a huge difference, DMC also advises to use this method on their site (which is how I learned about it).
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« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2010 06:57:02 PM »

Well this just made my life easier - thanks for posting!
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