May 10, 2008

Embroidery Floss Nightmare

I bought organizational trays and plastic bobbins to arrange my embroidery floss awhile back and I have just started working on it. What a nightmare!! When I thought I was almost done organizing the floss I had in plastic baggies on metal loops, my friend David brought in a bag full of embroidery floss he doesn't use! Which is good on one hand..... more floss, but on the other..... more winding!! I know when I finish this project though I will be so thankful. I will be able to open my cases and find the color of thread I want to embroider with instead of flipping through baggies!!! Here is a portion of what I have left to do:

Here is what keeps me going when I consider giving up on organizing:

Organization will have to wait to later this week though...... I am off to JoAnn!!!


  1. omgosh...............for YEARS I just stuck with baggies.........winding all that looks so intimidating! Good for you!

  2. The winding is easier then it seems and can be done while watching mindless TV;) I am so into the multitasking. I LOVE having mine in the boxes it is really nice. Good for you.

  3. I did this years ago and I'm so happy I did. It was a lot of work, but so worth it in the end. I also wrote the color number on the end of the winder thing. Mine are organzied by number....a friend of mine told me I had too much time on my hands when she saw what I

  4. Can I drop my kids off at your place for a bit...I need to wind all my embroidery thread. :) Can't wait to see you!!!


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