I love a clever idea … especially when it is to do with thread.
When Lois came into the store to add to her thread collection last week she pulled a “necklet” of spools out of her bag to help with the selection of new colours.
She said she had linked the threads together like this
- firstly, so that she had a quick reference for the colours that she already had in her stash
(maybe she is like me …I’ve been known to buy a book twice because it took my fancy)
- and secondly so that we would know what colours already belonged to her
Well it took less than five seconds for us to see the possibilities of this idea, and I have already created one necklet of threads to carry around with my latest stitching project.
Don’t you agree, it is the perfect way to keep spools of thread tidy, and together, for each project that you have under way in your sewing room.
No more lost threads as they roll under a chair, or get left on a table when you pack up the current “carry around” project.
How do you carry the threads for your current project?
Leave a comment to share your clever ideas.