Monday, August 16, 2010

Thread Project #1: The cop out super-easy thread in a vase project

Raise your hand if you didn't do any writing for your blog this weekend.  Yeah me neither.  I ended up only being home long enough to watch one TV show about fancy cakes, watch one movie with friends, and sleep.  I did manage to dig something up for the Monday post though :)

Remember all that thread I got from my grandma's house?  I posted about it here if you don't. Did you wonder what in the world I was going to do with all of them, especially since they are so old and brittle, that they aren't actually useful for sewing?  Well, I sent a gob of them to my sister, and she reported that my niece is now using them for blocks, but since I don't have a little girl (or boy) of my own, I had to think of something else.  For my house, I wanted to throw together a quick and easy project to display some of the spools.  I don't know if you can even really call it a project actually.  I'll let you be the judge.

Here is what I "made":

Hey! It's thread spools in a vase!  I think it's a really cute way to show off some of my threads.  I only used colors that I only had multiple spools of for this project, and they wouldn't even all fit in there so I had to try and weed out some of the more "blah" colors.

Here's what it looks like from the other side:

This side is ok, but I really like the bright yellow spool front and center on the other side - don't you?

So, if you find yourself with an overabundance of thread spools, here's a possible way to display them.  I still have tons more, so I promise the next thread project will be a little more exciting, if only slightly :)

1 comment:

What I Did Today said...

Now I wish I had a whole bunch of beautiful spools of thread to display like you! It looks awesome.