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Welcome to day two of our Holiday Giveaway! Win a thread organizer box from Mettler! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Friday, December 3rd to be entered to win!

Why you never again lose the thread with the Mettler Organizer Box.

– Minimal space requirement – great capacity. Up to 104 Mettler thread spools may be stored and are clearly visible in the 36 × 37 × 5 cm small plastic box. And they are protected from dirt, dust and humidity.

– Ready to hand in seconds. Thanks to the optimal safekeeping system – each spool is placed on a special holding device – you get a good grip on the desired thread in no time. The remaining colors are guaranteed to stay on the spot.

– Handy to use. The Mettler Organizer Box finds its place anywhere. For example free standing, partially opened on the table or fully opened, hung on the wall.

– Use it at home or on the road. The filled weight of only 1,9 kg allows a comfortable transport. With the Mettler Organizer Box your thread spools are always secure and under control.

1x organizer box offering space for 104 spools of Mettler Metrosene (art 1161, 150m all purpose thread).

Comment to Win: What hobbies do you enjoy, other than sewing?


This giveaway is sponsored by Mettler


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    Dec 3, 2010, 07.12 AMby Vanessa Tsui

    Other than sewing, I love reading fashion magazines that inspire me. I really enjoy admiring clothes and trying to adapt it to my own ideas – even if it does end up being a disastor in the end! I also going to parks because of the nature and photographing nature. I also have a sport side – tennis is my passion and it is my stress relief when sewing doesn’t work out for me and I am frustrated with things. :)

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.59 AMby celestem

    I knit and spin yarn and tie dye. I also love building stuff and riding my horse.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.55 AMby livc

    other than sewing, I love photography and playing ultimate frisbee! (its becoming a big sport!)

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.49 AMby peaudane

    Painting, drawing and cooking. Thanks for the gretat giveaways!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.45 AMby prisbw

    Aside from sewing, my hobbies are knitting, looking after my herb garden, chatting with friends on social networking websites, and making short films (usually about how to prevent racism).

    I’m loving this thread box, a lot better than chucking the threads all together into a bag (which is what I do now!).

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.36 AMby nancyalexis

    I love to bake! My dream is to own a specialty cake shop one day!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.35 AMby duckylou

    Besides sewing, I also like screen printing. I have a small screen printing unit but for one off prints, I will usually make a stencil and use that to paint my own custom t-shirt or other garments. I also purchased a Gocco but I have not tried it yet.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.23 AMby loyl8

    other than sewing I love all crafting. I like to snowboard and cook. I use to dance dance dance, but not enough time to do that.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.18 AMby sewingswissmiss

    I love knitting and making stuff in general. Cooking and fotography are other hobbies. But sewing is my favorit, I think!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.15 AMby ralene

    When I don’t have my sewing machine with me I do crochet and knitting. I also do figure drawing classes, and love painting. I have an organic vegetable garden too.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.15 AMby prettysewinggirl

    Creativity is the baseline of my hobbies other than sewing… painting, knitting, photography, furniture refurbishment, hobbies with creative outlets! I think the “golden thread” through all my hobbies is colour! I like to experimenting with colours through painting and furniture refurbishment, bringing new joys to my life :)

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.13 AMby rita61

    The other hobbies I enjoy are playing musical instruments, cooking/baking, (don’t like cleaning up), swimming and car racing. My machine ‘loves’ Mettler thread, it never breaks or jams! Thanks!!!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.10 AMby irisobservatory

    What a great idea. It’s exactly what I need to stay organized, and a compact design to boot. I’m a sewing fiend. Cheers.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.06 AMby quiltergirl53

    Sewing is my main vice, but together my spouse and I have the D& P Mountain Railroad encircling our outdoor landscape on the Central Coast of California. Our garden railroad has brought character to a formerly boring tract house landscape and has enriched our lives by all the garden railroad fans that we have met through the hobby.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.03 AMby momsgotanewhobby

    Party planning and flower arranging, writing, seasonal crafting with my kids, wow nearly forgot to add this, reading and surfing the web!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 06.01 AMby mentalseamster

    I like to knit when not sewing

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.59 AMby shoshiebee

    My main hobby, other than sewing of course, is dreaming. Whether it be falling asleep in history class, or imagining i live in a world of shakespearean english speakers, I have a wild imagination. I frequently feel a disconnect with my peers due to my spaciness, but that’s okay, because i am happy being a dreamer.=]

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.42 AMby romps

    The Mettler Organizer Box finds its place anywhere. I wish I were so versatile.

    My hobbies include free standing, partially opened on the table or fully opened, and being hung on the wall.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.37 AMby loricargill

    I love picking up mens ties at thrift stores and seeing what I can turn them into. I also really enjoy yarns and beads in 3 dimensional artwork.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.26 AMby renato

    Other than sewing, I am sometimes a workaholic in that my other hobbies involve reading articles in my field for fun, and writing articles I don’t need to for no reason. I also enjoy taekwondo, and am beginning kung fu. There are several other things I’d like to do, like swing dance, but I just don’t have the time anymore…

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.22 AMby estelleperdita

    I love sewing but I’m also very happy welder… I always refer to it as my yoga as I find it extremely relaxing… I took a course and qualified a few years ago and loved attending my evening class spending two hours in silence welding away…..

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.16 AMby cheryl-arlt

    Hobbies besides sewing? Well, there’s knitting, crocheting, beading,embroidery(crewel,hand,machine free-notion),fashion sketching, reading,designing for knitting,sewing,crocheting,etc,some paper crafts—I don’t feel like I should go on-it’s kinda embarrassing in print! I’m disabled & don’t go out much, so all my hobbies keep me sane!!(laughing) Good luck to us all in the contests. Happy Holidays & Blessings to everyone!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.15 AMby madli

    Besides sewing, knitting is a strong second, especially when the winter comes and all I want is to be warm :) But other than that, reading and travelling (the last being a good source of inspiration for all crafty).

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.10 AMby sewiknittoo

    I’m an avid knitter too, I remember when I first started I learned from a book unlike friends to needed tons of formal classes. I love the stitch n bitch books they taught me everything I know. First project was a handbag while friends were knitting scarves in garter stitch knitting and sewing rock so hard

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    Dec 3, 2010, 05.07 AMby alissaslagle

    Knitting, painting and cooking!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 04.58 AMby allisonfaith

    I enjoy reading beading knitting and scrap booking. I also do card-making with my mother for some quality mother daughter time

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    Dec 3, 2010, 04.44 AMby sryanking

    Oh my goodness I am trying to focus on sewing these days. I also love to knit, weave, and spin. Not to mention reading – I finish off a novel every three days these days.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 04.39 AMby pierangeli

    Its usually something related to fashion. I like going to thrift stores to find the rarest items. other than that watching movies its pretty close.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 04.38 AMby pierangeli

    Its usually something related to fashion. I like going to thrift stores to find the rarest items. other than that watching movies its pretty close.

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    Dec 3, 2010, 04.38 AMby valiree

    I enjoy doing nails!!! I love it so much because nails them self are your art canvas! not one nail is ever the same. Which is ALWAYS NICE TO BE UNIQUE!!!

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