Crafty Storage for DMC flosses etc

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Crafty Storage for DMC flosses etc

Post: # 187515Post StripyPixieSocks
Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:14 am

What do you get when you cross DMC cross stitch floss with Jumbo Paperclips?

A cheap storage solution, that's what:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/skyblue1971/4366915690/

I'm going to have to make some kind of wire display that I can hook them onto but I already have an idea for that and will follow in time.

I don't have the spare cash for bobbins or those plastic things you slide the floss onto for storage so this was a cheap and quick solution :cheers:

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Post: # 187519Post Millymollymandy
Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:08 am

Well I had to look at the photo as I had no idea what most of all that meant (thought you meant dental floss :lol: ). Looks like a knitting stitch holder to me too but great idea and pretty too. :thumbright:
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Post: # 187523Post Milims
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:11 am

Guess that makes 2 non embroiderers - I thought she was talking about dental floss at first too! Funny how DH knew what it was! :? :lol: Looks good tho - and I'll bet it has many more applications too. Well done SPS!
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Post: # 187526Post Green Aura
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:49 am

Fantastic sps :thumbright: And you'll know where to find your stitch holder the next time you do some knitting :lol: :lol:

(I know where mine is too - it's been in the same cardigan neckline for the last 10 years or so :oops: )
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Post: # 187528Post crowsashes
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:56 am

that is actually quite cool, but i prefer the card holders ( im lucky enough to get given them) youve actually reminded me i really need to sort out my cross stitch and knittting stuff.

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Post: # 187531Post Keaniebean
Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:10 am

Well done SPS, I thinks it's amazing how being a little more frugal about things fires up imaginations. :thumbright: :thumbright:
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Post: # 187549Post Penny Lane
Thu Feb 18, 2010 1:53 pm

Excellent idea SPS, my floss... flosses... floss's... :shaking: are all shoved in a little drawer at the moment and are crying out for organisation!
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Post: # 187765Post StripyPixieSocks
Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:28 am

Hee hee... I'm really pleased with it and once I get my cabinet made for holding said flosses I will be really happy.

I am thankful however that this time I actually have a whole spare room to turn into a craft room so I won't be tripping over my wool. yarn. tools. jewellery stuff, beads, costumes and on and on... hmmm... anyone got a spare empty aeroplane hanger they feel like renting me :D

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Post: # 292450Post Elise1609
Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:44 pm

Sounds cool but the image is no longer available. I cross stitch and finding suitable storage is always a challenge! I use bobbins, bags, card thread holders and DMC plastic boxes...

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Post: # 292457Post Green Aura
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:36 pm

I'm guessing the image has been lost in the mists of time, Elise. I haven't been able to access any of my flickr pics for years!
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Post: # 292797Post fruitfly
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:44 pm

Laundry pods come in closeable boxes, so if you know people who use them, ask them for one.

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