Mystery gadget

Old 02-22-2019, 07:54 AM
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We had new floors installed and because they had to remove the old marble tiles and then grind the cement under them, the whole house was covered in dust, even inside closed cabinets so I had to literally wash every single item in my sewing room. I found this in one of the drawers and have no idea what it is. It must be something quilting related ? Any ideas people ?img_1090.jpegimg_1091.jpeg
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Old 02-22-2019, 08:18 AM
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Wow. I've never seen that before. Just when I thought I had every gizmo ever invented...
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Old 02-22-2019, 08:44 AM
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Intriguing! Will keep watching for answers!
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Old 02-22-2019, 08:54 AM
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wild guess, it's a bobbin cover for doing chainstitch ...
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Old 02-22-2019, 12:39 PM
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wow, are there any product numbers on it? might help i search. I'm thinking some sort of bobbin holder...
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Old 02-22-2019, 01:27 PM
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That center hole does look like a bobbin fits in there. I just don't understand the purpose of the plastic springy thingy around it.
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Old 02-22-2019, 03:22 PM
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​Sewing machine cam?
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Old 02-22-2019, 03:41 PM
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No clue, sorry. I hope you find out and let us know.
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Old 02-22-2019, 04:18 PM
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Pure guess -- for filling a bobbin with silk ribbon.

Of course if you throw it away, you'll find out very shortly what it was for and that it was important

Edit: I did try a google image search and got suggestions for "table". LOL sometimes it works better than others.

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Old 02-22-2019, 09:27 PM
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Looks like it would snap onto a toy yoyo for a visual effect.
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