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    Senior Member borntoquilt's Avatar
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    Well! Thanks everybody for all your wonderful ideas. I knew I could count on this creative group to find some great uses for bread tabs. Looks like I am going to be saving them a lot more...... Happy Quilting!!

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    NO kidding, I read it and have no idea what to use them for but they make me crazy when dh leaves them on the counter. I loved the tube idea for cords.
    What a fun topic......Thanks
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    They can also be used as a guitar pick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alleyoop1 View Post
    Speaking of cords, here is an old tip that amazed my family and friends. I didn't think this one up but have used it for years. I save the cardboard tube from a roll of toilet tissue and use it to store my appliance cords inside. I can write on the cardboard which appliance the cord goes with. Saves a tangled mess in the drawer. Even keep the cords neat for appliances that do not have a detachable cord.
    i also use for extension cords and xmas lights. sorry this is off topic.

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    They work great to keep the end of my blue painters tape from sticking to the roll. I use the painters tape for lots of different quilting techniques.

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    I've used then as an emergency fix-it for flip flops. Attach one underneath the flip flop where the thong goes thru the sole to help keep it from pulling thru.
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    I use them when I am doing hand embroidery. I have the full 6 strand DMC on those little white plastic holders made for embroidery BUT once I split a strand I don't put it back on the holder, I just wind it around the bread tabs and then it's ready when you need it.

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    I use them for tabs on tape so it won't roll back on itself and you can not get it to come off next time.
    I am talking scotch tape and clear wrapping tapes.

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