I got a ton of emboridery thread
And i make braclets out of it but i wanna do something more.
You should try embroidery. It's really fun and relaxing. Google "Sublime Stitching." They have some tutorials on there on the different stitches. That's how I learned.
I agree- I've been working on a really big embroidery project since summer. Whenever I need something to keep my hands busy I pull it out and work on it. It's pretty relaxing and there are a lot of fun stitches out there. This is the website I used to learn how to embroider;
Crochet some flowers. The flowers are great to use as embellishments or to glue clips on them and put in your hair. they are super cute! Just find a simple flower pattern and size E crochet hook. You can combine colors and glue a cute jewel in the middle when you are done! If you need an example you can look at this project on my profile.
Thank you all for your idea's. I'll try them.
You could try a different kind of bracelet. There are tons of different ones that are really nice. On here there's a heart one, and I've got a tutorial up for an awareness ribbon one
Orrrrr if you wanted to completely abandon friendship bracelets, I recommend cross stitching. It's so relaxing and turns out really pretty, even if it's simple.
Use it to bind books if you're into bookmaking.
Other than that, you could use it for string art.
You could also use it for small square plastic canvas.
You could try Macrame. I use a lot of my embroidery threads for that. I 2nd Kiddo and Pinkweeds about embroidery and sublime stitching is awesome! They have some amazing tranfers- all you have to do is iron them on and follow the lines.
My mom had an embrodiery phase a long time ago. So now ive inherited all her thread too (i have almost every color under the sun!). I use it to make/stitch together my dolls and reconstructed clothes...since its thicker/stronger and i can only handstitch.
If i dont want it to be as thick, I usually cut the length i need. Then divide that thread into 3 sections (embrodiery thread has 6 pieces of thread stuck together, so pull out 2 pieces thread each). It'll make your hand-stitching stronger.
Well thats all i use it for too. I should really start actual embroidery though. lol
You could try Kumihimo bracelets. I believe there actually is a tutorial on here somewhere.
I've been using embroidery thread to stitch chunky cross-stitches and running stitches on EVERYTHING- bags, books, coffee cosy... It fairly uses it up
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