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February 26, 2015

SEWING MISCELLANEOUSITY...

...I know I'm not the only one who carries one of these in her purse at all times - am I???

I just never know when I might have to measure something...

20 comments:

  1. Absolutely! The copy shop lady was very impressed when I pulled it out after getting a pattern printed - I always have one with me!

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    1. See, just like me. You never know what you might have to measure.

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  3. I used to have one. It broke. This post reminds me that I need to throw one in!!! Thanks!

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    1. Once when mine broke I had to go to the store to replace it the very same day. I felt naked with it (haha).

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  4. Wouldn't be without it! Even my husband has been known to ask me "Have you got that tape measure with you?" when he wants to measure something himself.

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  5. I carry mine too, Faye. LOL!

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  6. Yes, I have a small one tucked away in my bag as well :)

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  7. I lost mine somewhere, Need another one :)

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  8. LOL - I love these! I buy them several at a time when I'm in Holly Lobby, they are way cheap there, a couple $. Even my little 6 yr-old grandson likes them...

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  9. i've got a freebie one from mood in my bag-- for a minute they were sending them out with orders :)). i love it!

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  10. Oh yeah. Never leave home without it.

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  11. lol! I use to carry one all the time & I often think I need to put it back lol! cause you're right you never know when you might need to measure something especially if you're looking at shelving, cubbies, tables anything you might need to squeeze into the sewing room lol!

    Helen

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  12. guilty as charged, even have one in my car glove compartment. Oh well we are a special breed.

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  13. Oh yup! I've got a neat little retractable tape rule in my handbag too :-)

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  14. I used to until it broke and I keep forgetting to replace it. Darn it!

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  15. Oops, never thought about this little handy dandy but I carry my 120" tape with me, rubber band and all, Lol. Don't forget the calculator!

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  16. I have too much other junk in my bag right now, and don't carry one, but I used to.

    Summer

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  17. I most certainly do carry one except mine is white!

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  18. LOL! I do own one (in white), but I don't carry it with me. You're so funny!

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