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Old 11-06-2015, 12:48 PM
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Default Threads off of design wall?

I have use my design wall for several years now and there is many stray threads sticking to the flannel. Has anyone else had this problem and how did you get it clean?
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Old 11-06-2015, 12:57 PM
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I just read (like last night) in a quilting magazine that someone uses a toilet brush (new of course) to brush of the threads. I would imagine that any stiff bristle brush would work.
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Old 11-06-2015, 12:58 PM
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I use a lint brush, the sticky roller kind. Sometimes I need to unroll it a few times but it works great. I have also used this on my cutting mat.
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Old 11-06-2015, 01:26 PM
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I use a lint remover that is like masking tape turned inside out.
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:49 PM
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If you have masking tape, wrap it sticky side out around your hand several times to get a wide enough surface to do some good and just pat your design wall and let the tape pick up those stray threads.
Or of course you could pick them off one by one..,,NOT!
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:51 PM
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I vacuum them off.
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Old 11-06-2015, 05:34 PM
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I would take some wide packing tape and wrap it around my hand and see what happens. I like to do that with the couch after the cats have been sitting on it for some time.
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Old 11-06-2015, 06:21 PM
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I use the lint roller -- get them in a package at Costco.
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Old 11-06-2015, 07:03 PM
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Someone in our group recommended a not-disposable lint roller from a dollar store, looks like a hairbrush but with red "velvet" instead of bristles. Easy to clean.
Also, I just saw where someone went to all the trouble to buy a small paint roller, then slipped on a hair curler to roll over their carpet - it would work on a design wall.
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Old 11-06-2015, 07:40 PM
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I will try the masking tape. and also the vacuum.
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