Fun Ideas from Moline: Doorstops and Clothespins
When I was in Moline with the Mississippi Valley quilters I met June.
As June was setting up her machine, I noticed that she had doorstops wedged under the machine making it slant. Can you see them in the photo? I asked her about it and she said she can more easily see what she is working on if the machine sits at a slant.
Well I went to Lowes that night and bought two door stops for $2.24. I loved them!
The whole time Kelli thought I was weird having the door stops under my machine. Then on the last day she sheepishly said, “Mom, can I try the doorstops?” She did and she loved them too. I asked her if we needed to stop at Lowes on the way home…that’s when Debbie overheard us and said that she uses a clothespin with the spring taken out to do the same thing. That idea is cheaper yet!
Thanks for the great tips gals…I’ll be sewing on a slant from now on! It truly does help me see better.