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Old 02-20-2009, 07:19 AM
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I am an appliquer and am always losing my small scissors. I decided to tie a cord thru one of the handle holes. The cord is about 20" long and tied at the end to make a circle. I wrap the cord around my wrist twice and the weight of the scissors draws the cord up around my wrist and hangs down and out of the way. But when I need them, all I do is lower my hand and the scissors are right there. No more searching for them.

Also, I needed to trace a shape onto template plastic. I used my seam ripper point to trace carefully and slowly around the shape. It was so accurate and when tilted under a light you can clearly see the line. I also use an emory board to smooth the edges of the shape.

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Old 02-20-2009, 07:36 AM
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Good ideas. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-20-2009, 12:12 PM
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I have a cord through the handle of my little scissors and safety pin it to the arm of my chair, That way I don't set them down someplace and loose them.
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:08 PM
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I use a retractable scissor holder that is clipped to my shirt....can't tell how many times I show up at work with it still clipped on. I pick them up at Hobby Lobby.
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:10 PM
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Geart ideas! Thank you for sharing them!
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:52 PM
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Great idea!
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:40 PM
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Great ideas! I thought I was the only one who had that problem! :?
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Old 02-20-2009, 06:27 PM
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good ideas, thanks.
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Old 02-20-2009, 06:34 PM
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Great ideas. I really like the one about the scissors. I can't keep track of mine.
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Old 02-20-2009, 09:20 PM
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Great tips!
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