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DMC Labels
Thu, Nov 23, 2006 9:07 AM
Posted by Jennifer
Has anyone else experienced problems with the little wrap-around labels on DMC floss? I have some floss that must be about ten years old and the old style labels stay "stuck" and don't fall off the skein leaving me with a "mystery color". I have noticed that the new (in the past two years or so) DMC labels are shinier and that the adhesive does not stay stuck and the labels frequently fall off. Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this problem.
  • Reply from Rose
    Thursday, November 23, 2006 2:23 PM
    I haven't had a problem with that.
    I would say that they probably got damp or they were just in a place that was too humid. Go to top
  • Reply from Busydebbie
    Thursday, November 23, 2006 3:23 PM
    Don't most stitchers transfer their floss onto the small cardboard bobbins, that fit so nicely into the plastic boxes? That way we never loss the ID numbers. Go to top
  • Reply from Mary
    Sunday, December 31, 2006 10:28 AM
    I noticed this from years past....I used to be able to just pull from the skeen the thread I needed, and then I noticed that DMC started knotting up.

    I finally took several days, and put all of my floss in the floss bins that you can get at a craft store, and I wrap my thread around those little cardboard inserts and mark it with my color.

    I put them in numerical order...and then I have a smaller box, and when I start a project, I pull out the colors I need, and that eliminates the need to sort through my library of colors, and only work with the colors I need.

    I was lucky enough to find Sterilite brand "show offs"...you can get these at Target, Wal-mart, etc...there is a size that fits the plastic thread containers PERFECTLY.

    I was very excited with my find :) Go to top