Twist It

Like many quilters, I purchase thread from different manufacturers, which means I have many types of spools. The issue of storing extra bobbins from a project with  the original spools gets complicated. As a solution, I place a bobbin on top of  a matching spool and poke a chenille stem (found at crafts stores) through the holes, then twist the stem ends together.

-Sharon R. Blankman

Watertown, New York

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