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Untangle your embroidery flosses and store them neatly easily!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to organize a thing. Organize Embroidery Floss - Step 1
    Step 1

    First of all, you need to make a template - it should be a rectangle with two wider bits at either side - kind of like a bobbin.

    Draw around this on to thick card.

  • How to organize a thing. Organize Embroidery Floss - Step 2
    Step 2

    Draw out lots of these - it's easier to make lots at once.

  • How to organize a thing. Organize Embroidery Floss - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut them out.

  • How to organize a thing. Organize Embroidery Floss - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut a little slit at one of the inside corners.

  • How to organize a thing. Organize Embroidery Floss - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place one end of the floss through the slit and neatly wrap the rest of the floss round the middle of the card.

  • How to organize a thing. Organize Embroidery Floss - Step 6
    Step 6

    When it's all wrapped neatly it should look like this.

  • How to organize a thing. Organize Embroidery Floss - Step 7
    Step 7

    You can then keep each of the threads organzied by colour in a plastic take-out container.

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manilla
manilla · 7 projects
yay now i wont lose my string.(so i can make friendship bracelets)
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
LOL i have bought something you sugest to make, but i always forget to use him. thanks for sharing it will help me remembering to stop with the chaos mess;-D
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Disnerd85
Disnerd85 · Bedford, England, GB · 20 projects
Genius! Now i'll never be in a mess again!
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