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Spike Your Hand-Sewing Thread

Photo: Sloan Howard

When hand-sewing, I use a bill spike to hold my spool of thread. They are available in stationery-supply catalogs. It helps keep my spool of thread readily accessible without rolling away but gives me the freedom to pull off as much thread as I need. I can even place more than one spool on the spike at a time.
-Viola Clara Vaughan
 Indianapolis, Indiana


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