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« on: August 30, 2005 11:30:19 AM »

I used up the last of my dental floss this morning Grin and was left with the empty container that I just didn't want to throw away.  I was wondering what uses you crafty people might come up with for them.  I was thinking that because they have the little cutter, you could wind thread around the bobbin and restring the container that way with sewing thread.  Not particularly genius, but it works and is pretty convenient, no?  Thread and cutter all in one?  Anyone have any more creative ideas??
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« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2005 11:21:56 PM »

I use them for basically the same thing. but i use it for my beading thread that comes on a bobbin like spool.  it 's perfect because i do a lot of beading on the go and i hate hauling scissors.  sorry i couldn't be more original.
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« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2005 03:34:25 PM »

My friend uses them as "scissors" to cut yarn when she knits on airplanes.

Sorry I guess that's kinda the same thing though......


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« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2005 11:25:34 PM »

  I'm guessing that you could take the blade out (set it aside for when the new others get dull?  Hmm..) and use it to store small items like seed beads.
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2005 10:34:47 AM »

one woman at the sewing store i go to uses them to hold embrodery thread
she has the glide type where u can just kinda pop open the container part and subsitute a new "bobin" of whatever thread like thing you want it to hold
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