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Old 09-08-2015, 04:21 AM
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I recycle them into the recyclable trash container.
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Old 09-08-2015, 05:31 AM
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I buy the 3,000+ yard cones of Gutermann thread. Any ideas for those plastic cones?? I have just been tossing them into the recycling bin.
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Old 09-08-2015, 05:40 AM
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I use the Gutermann spools to keep my embroidery strands organized as I work on a project -- love that the slotted end
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Old 09-08-2015, 05:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Jeanne S View Post
I buy the 3,000+ yard cones of Gutermann thread. Any ideas for those plastic cones?? I have just been tossing them into the recycling bin.
How about these
http://gingerbreadsnowflakes.com/node/448
Or these
http://www.gingerbreadsnowflakes.com/node/411
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Old 09-08-2015, 06:13 AM
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Toys for cats at the local shelter? To a kitty, anything can be a toy.
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Old 09-08-2015, 07:25 AM
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You could fill one of those clear lamp bases with them and make a lamp for your sewing room.
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Old 09-08-2015, 08:25 AM
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I saved mine all last year and then wound scraps of Christmas fabric around them, glued in place and strung on a long length of ribbon. Garland to decorate my sewing room!
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Old 09-08-2015, 09:14 AM
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I finally accumulated way to many just "waiting" for a project. I finally tossed them. It felt good to reduce the "stuff" I had that was just taking up space.
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Old 09-08-2015, 01:58 PM
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Ferrets like them, too.
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Old 09-08-2015, 03:05 PM
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I put a bunch of old wooden spools inside and old green canning jar. It sits in my quilting room on a shelf.
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