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Old 03-10-2011, 05:50
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Default Re: Share a tip! (a feel good thread!) :)

For those of you who sew and have issues with your machine "walking" away from you while you are using it....instead of purchasing the mats that the dealers sell for way too much $$$, go to your local box lot store and pick up one of those rubber kitchen mats (they are about a half in thick) that have the pictures on them, usually the picture is not pretty or printed badly that's why they are there....cut it to the size of your machine's footprint and put your machine on it....keeps your machine still...cuts down on the noise too (great for those late night sewing binges, and if you cut it slightly wider, you've got a strip to use as a pin cushion too. One regular size mat is big enough for a sewing machine and a serger.
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