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Tips & Techniques > keeping bobbins with matching spool of thread

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Posted by: terrilee

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Posted on: 3/29/11 10:26 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people   Very Helpful by 8 people   
My new sewing machine doesn't sew well unless the thread in the bobbin is exactly the same type as the stitching thread. To keep the thread spool and bobbin together, I use a long nail with a large head. Place the thread spool with the matching bobbin on top and drop the nail into the center hole of the bobbin. The nail keeps both together until I need that type of thread again.

My thread collection is stored in drawers. Having the bobbin on top also makes it easier to see the thread color.

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SandiMacD said... (4/1/11 0:07 AM) Reply
This is such a useful and simply suggestion! And so flexible no matter what you drawer size is. Thanks.
rtorr said... (3/31/11 1:41 PM) Reply
what a simple idea, I've been looking for something cheap and easy like this. Thank you.
Gildarose said... (3/29/11 4:43 PM) Reply
Great idea! Thanks!
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