|After reading about members getting serger thread and did not know where they were going to store it, I wanted to make sure everyone knew my very convenient way to store it. This may have been on here before, but just in case it hasn't , I am posting it. It is an old tip and not original with me.
I use men's multiple pant hangers and hang them in my sewing room closet. I purchased some cheap CLEAR plastic zippered garment bags at Wall mart and shortened them , sewing the bottom closed , using bias tape for reinforcement. I made the bag 8-10 " longer than the hanger, I stored the hanger in the garment bag, it keeps the thread dust free and I can easily see the thread I am needing, and the zipper makes them easily accessible . The thread is also out of the light which I heard damages it.
Note: [ The hangers are called 'trousers hangers' . They open on the side of ea. rod so you just slide the cones on just like the pants slide on , 3 cones will fit on ea. rod.]
This has always worked well for me and I have a very small sewing room. 12 maxi lock will store on ea. hanger set. With the zippered covers shortened you can put 4 more cones in the bottom of the bag or more if you need to. I have 6 of these and have had them for about 18 years and they are still doing great.
I am sorry I don't have a picture but you can see what the hangers look like on this site: