Video: How to Stabilize a Thread Spool
It’s no easy feat to keep your thread from rolling away while hand-sewing. But there’s a better way.
Viola Clara Vaughan from Indianapolis, Indiana suggests using a bill-spike to hold your thread. They’re available through stationary supply catalogues and some office supply chains. Bill-spikes come in handy for keeping spools readily accessible without rolling away while offering the freedom to pull off as much thread as needed without fuss. You can even place more than one spool on your bill-spike.
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