Introduction: A Lifehack - Bottle Cap Bobbin Holder
If you have used sewing machine, we trust you have suffered from threads from unfinished bobbins catching and being entangled with each other, scissors, needles or anything in sewing box.
This is an unique, quick(1minute maybe) and most importantly zero-cost solution for such problem. Let's get started!
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Step 1: Tools & Materials
- box knife
- bottle cap (We tested 8oz water one from US & 500ml soft drink one from Japan, both of which work fine!)
In some cases holding power of bottle cap onto bobbin could be too loose or too tight due to production tolerance from bobbin and/or cap, which inevitably exists in any molded materials & could take place purely by luck.
Step 2: Check If Your Bobbin Fits
Just try fitting bobbin into the cap prior to next step, making sure it could be too tight/loose as mentioned at tools & materials.
Step 3: Slit the Cap With a Knife
Firmly hold the cap on flat surface & cut to make 2mm slit diagonally (approx. 45 degrees)
Step 4: Paint the Slit With a Marker
Trace the slit with a marker to make it stand out before you forget :)
Step 5: Done! Enjoy Sewing!!
Step 6: For Your Information: Solution at Cost
FYI, this is genuine "bobbin clip" accessory from brother.