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Thread: Great use for an Oil container

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    I am not sure what the correct term is for this wonderful new tool. I have those little containers that you use to fill your Iron but how many times have I spilled. Then one day I grabbed my unused oil thingy and walla a perfect way to fill your iron and not spill a drop!!! Hope this helps others!!
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    What a great idea!

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    It's pretty too! I use a red plastic ketchup container that comes in a set with a yellow one for mustard. It works pretty good but looks ugly.

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    Great Idea! I simply use an Arrowhead water bottle.

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    Great tip! thank you :D:D:D

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    What a cute idea, and decorative too.

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    I put dish soap in mine... but be sure it is red soap, cuz if someone thinks it's olive oil, you have a problem Houston!

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    Awesome thanks for sharing!!

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    I use an older honey bear bottle; the new ones don't have a spount any more, just a flip lid. :cry:

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    Clever and cool.

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    i use mine for dish soap too..and olice oil.Great idea!

    i use a water bottle with a push/pull top on it for refilling the iron.

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    is that an antique??? I love it

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    I'm going to by myself a new iron, while I'm there an oil thingy will be in my basket! Thanks!!

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    I use a water bottle also, then throw it away. No need for beautiful.


    Quote Originally Posted by Sadiemae
    Great Idea! I simply use an Arrowhead water bottle.

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    Great idea!

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    I use a cute kids water bottle. Mine is shaped like a butterfly.

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    Great idea!

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    I use one for dish soap as well with a butterfly decopaged on to fit decor...may just buy another and add a sticker or something sewing related to use for my iron...great idea thanks

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    I saw a suggestion somewhere to use a non dairy creamer bottle b/c it has a cute little spout on it. It works great! I'm using a little one-waiting for my DH to use up a large one. Cute story gows with this-MyDH came into my sewing room for something and he picks up the creamer bottle and demanded-What's this doing up here? kinda angry like. I sad it has water in it silly for my iron-why else would it be in here for? it's not like I'm sneaking it! he got a sheepish look on his face and just said OH.

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    At a retreat this fall a lady was filling her iron from a water bottle with the pull up top for drinking. She just pulled up the top and turned it over and filled her iron. I couldn't believe I had not thought of this as I always have water bottles around.

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    I use an empty liquid coffee creamer container to fill my iron. Just wash it well before using for water. It works great. I got the hint on this site I believe.

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    I use an old dish soap bottle. It also works great!!

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    I found a coffee creamer plastic bottle (32oz size) is great also. Has a nice lid that snaps and I've not had any spills. Thanks for the other hints as well.

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    Wow!! What a great idea!!!!! Thanks so much!

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    Cute idea

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