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Reader Tip: Tame Your Embroidery Floss

Threads #193, Oct./Nov. 2017 Issue
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This reader-submitted tip was featured in Threads #193 (October/November 2017).

Embroidery floss can become a tangled mess, but I finally found a solution. Each time I empty a spool of Gütermann thread, I reuse the spool to wind up my embroidery floss. The thread locks on these spools are distinct from other brands and perfect for holding thick threads in place. Wound on spools, your floss collection does not tangle, and it is easy to find your favorite colors.

—Naomi Vanderkindren, San Francisco, California


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  1. Julia Rosie January 13th

    Thanks for a wonderful share. Your article has proved your hard work and experience
    .i love it. Embroidery Designs

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