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Don't spend money make your own.
I have had a bunch of thread laying around and I needed a way to organize it. The thread racks they sell in crafts stores was like ten dollars and I don't have money like that to buy one so I decided to make one. I had all the supplies except for the skewers and I only spent fifty cents on the skewers so the total cost of the project is fifty cents.

Posted by Christi W. Published See Christi W.'s 13 projects »
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  • How to make a thread holder. Thread Rack - Step 1
    Step 1

    Paint piece of wood and skewers

  • How to make a thread holder. Thread Rack - Step 2
    Step 2

    Once the paint is dry cut the skewers. I cut them at three inches. You can have them as short or long as you want.

  • How to make a thread holder. Thread Rack - Step 3
    Step 3

    Mark on the wood where you want the skewers to go.

  • How to make a thread holder. Thread Rack - Step 4
    Step 4

    After you figured out where the skewers are going drill a hole there.

  • How to make a thread holder. Thread Rack - Step 5
    Step 5

    Once you finished all the holes take the skewers and dip one end in glue and stick it in one of the holes. Repeat with the rest of them.

  • How to make a thread holder. Thread Rack - Step 6
    Step 6

    After the glue is dried, take some more paint and touch it up.

  • How to make a thread holder. Thread Rack - Step 7
    Step 7

    (Optional)-Decorate it with ribbons, buttons, beads, or what ever you have. I used lace ribbon.

  • How to make a thread holder. Thread Rack - Step 8
    Step 8

    And now you are finished and have an awesome thread rack.

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
I'm totally going to make one of these for my craft space!
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Welandra
Welandra · Finland, Minnesota, US · 16 projects
Ex bf made me one years back, only the sticks weren't fully straight. Happy
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Panda-Goes-Rawr
Panda-Goes-Rawr · 5 projects
i need one thx for the tut
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