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« on: December 16, 2005 09:10:12 AM »

This thread catcher is perfect due to the perfect fabric for the job.  I have had this fabric in my stash for over a year.  I guess it was waiting for me to make this.

The pin holder on the top is removable.  I also inserted a cut off 2-liter bottle bottom so I can just dump out the snippets.  A tile weighs down the whole thing.

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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2005 10:09:45 AM »

Brilliant!  I have a quilting aunt who may be receiving one soon... Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2005 10:11:29 AM »

what's the purpose of a thread catcher?
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2005 10:18:00 AM »

That's a great thread catcher, I've been meaning to make one for myself, but I'm not sure which type as I do my handiwork all over the place, sometimes there is a table, sometimes there is an arm of a chair, many times on the floor in the corner with nothing around me at all. I like your design alot and thanks for sharing how you weighted it. A tile is a great idea!
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2005 11:01:53 AM »

it is very nice idea to clean up all the mess while working, i am always terrible to pick up threads later on so anyone can trace the treads and see i sewed the night before.. cute.
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« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2005 11:43:48 AM »

what's the purpose of a thread catcher?

You put all of those little pieces of thread and fabric you cut off when you sew.  To keep your work area tidy.

Thanks.
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« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2005 04:39:51 PM »

You never really realize how much you need one of those until you look down, and there's tiny threads all over the floor! Thankfully, I have a vacuum right next to my sewing table..
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