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It's Allison , from little lovelies, here to share my favorite embroidery storage idea with you. You can see the other needlework posts that I have done for 30 days by clicking here.   For my post this month, I wanted to share the way that I organize my embroidery thread. I

Organizing Your Embroidery Floss

Walnut embroidery floss thread organiser / storage with compartments for all 447 DMC floss colours

Walnut embroidery floss thread organiser / storage with compartments for all 447 DMC floss colours. Art supply houses sell drawers like these for oil paints or pastel crayons. Very shallow, perfect for thread.

Keep embroidery floss from unraveling and getting lost by wrapping it around a clothespin.

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This shows Embroidery floss storage - Could use clothespins for all the ribbons, twine, tulle, yarn scraps.

How-To: Organize and Store Pearl Cotton. (Hm. I really like clothes pegs but this has it's virtues too...)

How-To: Organize and Store Pearl Cotton

I don't quite get what's going on in the middle steps of this tutorial, but the storage concept is awesome for Pearl cotton or embroidery floss. How-To: Organize and Store Pearl Cotton

A Pinch of This & A Dash of That: Embroidery Floss Storage love the idea of keeping the brand and color number there as well

A Pinch of This & A Dash of That: Embroidery Floss Storage love the idea of keeping the brand and color number there as well -- easy DIY.

Once you start embroidering, your floss stash will multiply faster than gremlins in water. Here's how to keep it in control.

Organize Your Embroidery Floss

Once you start embroidering, your floss stash will multiply faster than gremlins in water. Here's how to keep it in control. (I think this is even better than the floss bobbins! And I love plastic baggies!

Use hardware organizers to keep floss, threads, buttons, or other small supplies in order. Add labels to each drawer to find what you need in a jiffy.

Organize Your Sewing RoomHit the hardware store for useful storage containers. The small drawers meant for nails make great receptacles for embroidery thread. Create labels for the small drawers.

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How-To: Kitty Cat Embroidery Floss Organizer

diy embroidery thread storage - handy for leftover embroidery thread! You can even color them in or cut them out of designed cardboard for a more personalized look

I just made a bunch of these upcycled embroidery floss organizers last night! If you use pretty patterned cardboard (like the side of a tissue box), you can skip the paper gluing step too!