As a golfer and sewer, I use golf tees to pair my bobbins and spools of thread. When I'm done sewing, I place the bobbin on the tee first, then add the spool of thread. Whenever I'm ready to use that spool of thread again, the bobbin is right there, ready to go.

-Rosalyn Gardner

Clinton, Tennessee

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