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Thread: Great tip to make a free machine bobbin lint brush

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    Great tip to make a free machine bobbin lint brush

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    This is a super idea!!! I'm going to do this. Thank you for posting.
    Have a great day sewing and remember to "not sweat the small stuff"!!



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    thanks for the great tip [pun intended]
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    Thank you for sharing this great tip.

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    Souds like a good idea. I will try it.

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    I have pipe cleaners and 1 little straw. I'm going to try it. Looks like a great idea. Going to get some more straws and make 1 for each machine I use. Thanks for sharing.

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    What a great idea...Thanks for the post...

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    Thanks for a great little tip.
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    Thank you for posting this tip...will have to give it a try.

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    I've been using pipe cleaners for a few years now. I just take a long pipe cleaner and fold it in half and use it that way. When that area gets dirty, I just refold in another section. I'd be afraid that the pipe cleaner might get dis-lodged from the straw if it got caught on something inside the machine. I can get way inside but I also use the small vacuum attachment at least once a month or more often, depending on how much sewing I do.
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    Very nifty idea! :-)
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    When my mascara runs out, I clean that brush thoroughly, and I use it instead of a pipe cleaner. I used to use pipe cleaners, but the mascara brush is better.

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    I've used pipe cleaners for several years but thanks, Joanne, I give the recycled mascara brush a try.
    Make it a scrappy happy day!

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    That's a great tip.

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    Great idea.

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    Thanks BellaBoo, I'm gonna make myself one. That looks really neat. Every tip helps save our old machines and our new ones.

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    terrific idea. thanks Mary
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    Cleaned both of mine the other day. It is amazing how much fuss builds up. Always clean after every sewing project. I like the ideal of after every bobbin. This is why your bobbin empty alert doesn't alway work.
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