13. Include a title on your proposal. I'm amazed at how often the title is left for the end of the student's writing and then somehow forgotten when the proposal is prepared for the committee. A good proposal has a good title and it is the first thing to help the reader begin to understand the nature of your work. Use it wisely! Work on your title early in the process and revisit it often. It's easy for a reader to identify those proposals where the title has been focused upon by the student. Preparing a good title means:
Moonthirty, I love your idea! I wonder, though, if there wouldn’t be problems from the thread twist coming off the spool in the wrong direction. If so, I guess there would be nothing to stop me from winding it off the first hacked spool onto a second one, which would send it back around the way it was intended to feed. Another concern I have is that some of the newer machines wind bobbins so fast that surely the thread would cut your fingers. Maybe it would be possible to feed it through a plastic yarn needle to protect your skin. I’m definitely going to try this. Rarely use the serger because I’m a quilter, but there are times when it would be great. I bought some bargain serger thread when I got the machine a dozen years ago and the plastic cones are starting to disintegrate, though the thread still seems strong.