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Thread: variation of a Thread Catcher

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    Super Member grammy Dwynn's Avatar
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    Many years ago I made my Mom a thread catcher, to replace her plastic bag taped next to her sewing machine. The last time I visited her in AZ. She was using it as tissue catcher in her living room. The pin cushion was in the way of setting down your beverage cup.

    So now she has a 'Tissue catcher/coaster'. I used a 4" tile, for the coaster (which took some thought, as to how I could make it work). Plus I shortened the straps, she had pinned up the straps on the old one.

    Here is a picture on one that I use in my sewing room (one with the stripes on the inside) and her new one

    Tissue Catcher/Coaster and my old thread catcher
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    I love that idea. Great job. So inventive. I bet mom loves it.

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    Thank you Patti, but she has not seen .... yet!

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    cool, thanks for sharing

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    oh that is so clever...I'm for sure gonna make one of these...thanks for sharing!!....:-)

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    That is a great idea! Thanks for sharing.

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    cool ideal, thank you for sharing.

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    What a clever idea. Now I can sew & drink coffee in the same place! Ain't life grand!

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    I got one of these at a quilting retreat and it had a bear laying over the pin's part. We made several differnt kinds after that first one.. We would match up the pet with the fabric. they made cute gifts

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    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn
    Many years ago I made my Mom a thread catcher, to replace her plastic bag taped next to her sewing machine. The last time I visited her in AZ. She was using it as tissue catcher in her living room. The pin cushion was in the way of setting down your beverage cup.

    So now she has a 'Tissue catcher/coaster'. I used a 4" tile, for the coaster (which took some thought, as to how I could make it work). Plus I shortened the straps, she had pinned up the straps on the old one.

    Here is a picture on one that I use in my sewing room (one with the stripes on the inside) and her new one

    The tile for the coaster is a good idea. It would have some weight to hold it on the table.
    Nice job.

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