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    Go to Hugo's amazing Wonder Tape (use your search engine) on internet. They sell this wonderful, reusable clear tape that you can cut to size and it sticks to itself. It is great to hold those threads wrapped around if you have a spool that doesn't have a notch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by k_jupiter
    Thread dwarers? Tred drawereses?

    Hell, I 'll admit my ignorance. I only have two color threads for piecing, off white and black. And I don't change in the middle something if I have the wrong thread in. Who's gonna see it anyway? I ain't never done none of that there fancy top stichin'.

    That said, all the two colors of thread (Variegated Brown and Maroon Red) I have used for actually quilting, go in the top shelf dooha of the plastic tool box I use for a sewing box. I have one BIG spool of fine polyester thread for ditch quilting, it sits on the BIG thread adapter spool holder on my sewing table. All my bobbins go in the cute red box that came with the Mighty Bernina 830 or in one of theose round plastic bobbin holders for the Elna's bobbins. And you have only 4 bobbins for each, right?


    Iffum you need more thread spool storage, go to the fishing section of your local Walmart (if they haven't downsized that department too) and get some lure cases. I am sure those will do the trick.

    Call me simple,

    tim in san jose
    Tim, I LOVE the YBR quilt, but I must ask... Did you applique the feet to it?? :lol: (I don't remember there being feet in my YBR pattern???) :lol:

    J/K Nice quilt top!!

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    Off topic, but Yvonne, is that a a star magnolia bloom? I have two of those shrubs and love love love them.

    On topic, I bought a vinyl pegboard and the variety pegs for big and regular size spools. My threads are used, used, all the time. I'm either working on quilts or clothing. I'm tall and can't find everything to fit all the time that I like. So, thread is never hanging out long enough to get real dusty. and I have a place to see what needles, I have and need to replace, scissors, etc. etc.

    Course, I have to fess up to a few spools under the desk, under the chair, and one or two under my shelves. If it begins to break or something........I've been known to throw it. :oops: You never know how old thread is that you buy and I do get aggravated once in awhile.

    Sharon

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    Sharon,
    That flower is called, "That flower that came with the house when we bought it!"

    Star Magnolia sounds like a good name. It does have a magnolia like center. No fragrance though. I enjoy those bushes every spring. They are early bloomers and they bloom a lot. Also, that fact that they grow and I don't have to take care of them is a big plus! :lol: I've decided I do not have a green thumb!

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    Yep, that's a Star Magnolia shrub. They have blooms only in spring and then leaf out. I have one that hasn't found it's happy place to live and one that is taller than I am. They are both the same age. I think I should likely trim it down but oh, I love looking at those beautiful blooms in spring.

    Green thumbs are developed. Read, try it, and enjoy it! lol lol
    Sharon

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