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Thread: A way to store batting scraps.

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    I had 2 big piles of batting scraps that I am saving to make a dog bed for my Sis' dog. This morning I thought I am throwing them away because I don't have any room to store them. I forgot that I had those large vaccum storage bags so for fun I stuffed one bag as full as I could get it and was surprized at how small of a space they will take up now.. 1 bag was all I needed to put all the scraps in.
    :-) :-) :-) :shock:

    Isn't this cool?
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    Great idea!

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    Cool....def will save you some space

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    GREAT IDEA..

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    great idea and a great way to save space

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    thanks for the hint.

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    Clever you!!!!

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    What a wonderful idea!!! Thank you for sharing.

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    Are you brilliant, great idea

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    Well... I hope your vac/store bags work better than mine!! I have several different brands and not one seems to be holding well at all. Imagine having about 5 yds of fake fur stored in one, nice and neat and tidy.. now imagine opening the closet door ond day and being surprised at how nice neat and tidy has expanded.... alot!!! LOL Can't get those dumb bags to hold fur, yarn or anything! hmmm.....

    I love the concept but haven't had a lot of luck with it yet! Great idea though!!

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    GREAT idea! Thanks for sharing!

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    very creative!

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    What brand do you use? I haven't had much success with these, but hope springs eternal.

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    Awesome idea! Thank you for sharing the tip. :)

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    Those bags work great for shrinking down extra blankets, etc you take on camper trips. Only problem is after they are openned, no way to shrink them back down for trip home...lol.

    Kat

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    I don't have the vacuum bags, but what an idea, just roll them all up & stick them in a big ziplock bag. Great, I love it, thanks for sharing!

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    Wonderful idea!!

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    Great idea.

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    Well....put a cover on it and you got a bed!

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    Good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Divokittysmom
    Well... I hope your vac/store bags work better than mine!! I have several different brands and not one seems to be holding well at all. Imagine having about 5 yds of fake fur stored in one, nice and neat and tidy.. now imagine opening the closet door ond day and being surprised at how nice neat and tidy has expanded.... alot!!! LOL Can't get those dumb bags to hold fur, yarn or anything! hmmm.....

    I love the concept but haven't had a lot of luck with it yet! Great idea though!!
    I agree, Got some from Target to store winter things in , in less than 3 weeks they had pushed everything off the shelves, I retured them. However, we purchase some for a for a return trip on vacation. use the hotel vac . that work. now they are used for storage, not space saving-

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    I hope that doesn't explode. You will have a mountain of batting.

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    I love those bags. I use these bags to store batting and fleece -- they are the only two things that compress enough, but it leaves room for more fabric :D

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    Great idea...I am going to buy some for my batting....they should make a bag that would shrink my butt...I would pay good $$ for one of those...lol...

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