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I embroider and crochet a lot. I make and sell kippot (Jewish head-coverings) and belts and wall hangings... and so I have a million different colors of thread ...
You only need a few things: 1. Some posterboard-weight cardboard. I used the wrapping from a blanket I bought. You want it to be ...
Cut the cardboard or whatever you're using into strips. I'd suggest about 1.5" (~3.5 cm), but as narrow as 1" (2.5 cm) is okay too.
Look at the picture for the pattern you want to cut. There's absolutely no need to be exact unless your final product is the wrapped thread bobbin. (Which ...
This step is optional. I like to do this because I often put my bobbins on a ring. Just punch a hole in the cardboard. Make sure the ...
Now you get to put your thread on the bobbin! Take the embroidery thread/floss and take off the paper tubes wrapping it. Put them aside -- you'll need ...
Wrap the thread around the narrow part of the bobbin. Direction doesn't matter -- just be sure to "catch" the end under the first few rounds so it ...
Remember those things you put aside that were holding the thread before? Yeah, grab those again. Look for the color code. (DMC uses a 3-4 digit number, VOG ...
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