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Use Lint Roller Scraps From Your Sewing Room To Make Unique Cards

Use lint roller scraps to make unique greeting cards

Use lint roller scraps to make unique greeting cards

Photo: Sloan Howard

When I finish a sewing project, I clean my sewing-room floor with an adhesive lint roller. The threads that adhere often form a design reminiscent of Jackson Pollock's work. [Editor's note: Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) was an influential American abstract expressionist who used the "drip and splash" method of painting instead of using a paint brush.] When my lint roller's outer layer becomes full of threads and lint, I affix it to folded card stock, creating a unique note card. If any tackiness remains, I press it against one of my sweaters to cover the stickiness with lint. It's a great way to create cards that my friends-especially friends who sew-enjoy receiving.


-Suzanne Marquart
New Fairfield, Connecticut


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