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Thread: What do you use to vacuum your sewing room?

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    Super Member grammysharon's Avatar
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    We have an old Sears Canister that I use to pick up big stuff and my regular vac for everything else.

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    I try notice I said try to keep threads up as I go. A friend gave me several empty folgers plastic coffee containers (I don't drink coffee) and I have one sitting on the floor next to my chair. I try to drop threads and scraps into that. If I have a lot of threads loose on the floor, or when I move my project, I use a wad of blue painters tape and a little exercise of bending over or squatting and picking up the threads with that, really works good for me, then I vacumn. I have a small magnetic wand I use sometimes for the pins.

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    my son bought me a Dyson to use because it is lightweight and I could no longer use a heavier machine to to physical problems that thing works great I love it and it maneuvers anywhere I need it to

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kat Sews
    I use a broom or dust mop. There is no carpet anywhere in my house. Helps with alergies.
    this is me :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :lol:

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    I use an old canister vacuum. Like the idea of the shop vac though and being able to open it up and get things out easliy if they get sucked up by mistake.

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    I use the hose attachment from my vacuum so that it is not using the beater.

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    I use both shop vac and regular household vacuum depending on the depth of cleaning being done

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    I just realized that threads in the sewing room are like weeds in a garden - the more you pull them up - the more come back! Happy quilting/gardening

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    wow never thought of that-I have 2 shop vacs-a big one for woodworking in garage and a small one in the house for the dog room.now I have another use for it.thread does cause havoc on the beater bar.

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    First I use an extendable magnet to pick up stray pins, then I use a canister vacuum. There's not beater bar or roller to get threads wrapped up around it. Many times I use the vacuum wand alone to pick things in small places.

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