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Thread: A Tiny Corner Tidied Up

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    A Tiny Corner Tidied Up

    My working thread box was such a jumble ... so I took the time to sort through it so it made some sense. Of course the rest of my studio is like tornado alley, but we won't talk about that ...
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    nice job! How long do you think it will stay that way??? LOL.

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    Good job/ Ain't it a GOOD feeling?
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    Looks good!

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    I did that recently. Also, found a little plastic drawer chest (about 7" x 9" x 8" or so) to put all my bobbins in. I had them all over. Sure is a good feeling !!!!

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    Have you thought about a thread rack you put up on the wall? This looks like it would take forever to find a specific spool, time better spent quilting.

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    thanks for the reminder... i need to do that, too, so it looks as good as yours
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    I like the way you arranged your thread. The box is pretty also.

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    I done the same thing-I bought 3 of these boxes and 2 smaller ones. Separated into base colors -labeled the box and my thread has been neat and easy to find for the last couple yrs. I keep wound bobbins in little plastic containers from the fish and tackle aisle inside each box.And now is the time to head to your nearest fish tackle aisle-- the markdowns are starting. I use these little containers for everything from the kitchen to the garage

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    Yay! And you are right, no mention of the other. I have safely hogtied the quilting room police by their ankles and they are hanging safely in the barn. No worries, I left them some goodies....tee hee hee
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    Looks good. I had a wall thread holder but when I got my CAT he helped me decide drawer space is better than hunting for my thread every day. But the bending and reaching is good exercise, prob. why my fur baby hid them so well. LOL
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    It's funny but my thread was annoying me also. I bought a clear container, and it feels much better.. I want to find a smaller container for the bobbins.. I've been doing 15 minutes a day reorganizing things, and I think it's starting to show.. I found out I really needed to clean when the dog went chasing the ball in the bedroom, and it went under the amoire.. He barked at it, which was weird, as he is able to go under it.. He met up with major dust bunnies, and wasn't dealing with them..

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    A good start looks like
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    Good job. I put my sewing thread into two bigger plastic boxes- just thrown in - darks in one light and medium into the others. Machine and hand quilting threads in different places, neat and orderly. I had two thread holders on the wall, threads got cat hairs and litter dust, finally took them off and into the tubs. I share my sewing room with three cats, one died. so aggravating but, they need to be confined when we arn't home. This is the best place for them.
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    A pretty rainbow of threads! Lovely box too!
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