Organizing Embroidery Thread

skeyDecember 19, 2009

I'm just getting started with machine embroidery.

How do you keep all your threads organized and keep from buying duplicates?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hi I saw a fantastic tip on - hope it is ok to repeat it. Someone had bought corks, which fitted the top of each spool and they wrote the thread number on the top of the cork. As soon as you open the drawer they can then be easily seen. I bought a roll Hugo's Amazing Tape - a clear, glueless reusable tape and I wind this around my large thread bobbins to keep the ends in place.

    Bookmark   December 28, 2009 at 11:17AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
PE Design Software
I lost my PE design2 when I changed computers.I am...
Hand Embroidery Tips & Techniques
I came across this site earlier today and wanted to...
lola8325 zone5KS
separate forum for hand embroidery?
anyone else think this would be a good idea? machine...
Pfaff 5D software
Hello, I am purchasing a Pfaff 2140 machine at a local...
Bobbin Thread Rising into Embroideries
I have a new (since February) Huqsvarna Rose sewing/embroidery...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™