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Adorable airmail twine in 5 minutes!
A cute and quick project that could be used for macrame, embroidery, gift wrapping or anything that takes your fancy. Why stop at red, white and blue?

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  • How to make a string. Handmade Airmail Twine - Step 1
    Step 1

    Tape the end of the embroidery thread onto the bottom of the piece of cardboard and wrap around until a desired length.

  • How to make a string. Handmade Airmail Twine - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the excess thread off and stick the end to the back of the piece of cardboard.

  • How to make a string. Handmade Airmail Twine - Step 3
    Step 3

    Using a ruler and a colouring pen, draw lines onto the embroidery thread.

  • How to make a string. Handmade Airmail Twine - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then repeat with the other colour. Turn the cardboard around and repeat on the back, making sure that the lines are in the same direction as on the front.

  • How to make a string. Handmade Airmail Twine - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut the ends off the cardboard.

  • How to make a string. Handmade Airmail Twine - Step 6
    Step 6

    Voila! You have finished.

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