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September 04, 2011

Hearts Wrapped with Thread on Spools Tutorial

Check out my latest sweet little creation.

heart spool thread tutorial
I love this project because it finally allows my stash of vintage spools of thread to be put to good use.

heart spool thread tutorial Unwind a bit of the thread from a spool, cut a small heart out of batting or felt, place the heart onto the spool and wrap the thread around the heart and spool several times.

heart spool thread tutorial Place the end of the thread onto a needle and then poke the needle through the thread on the spool to achor it in place.
heart spool thread tutorial Thread a piece of craft wire through a vintage button, twist it and then make one end into a little tangle so that it can stay at the bottom of the spool nice and snug so that the button at the top can stand in place.

heart spool thread tutorial They look great in multiples like this ...

heart spool thread tutorial
Stacked like this ...

heart spool thread tutorial Or singularly like this.

heart spool thread tutorial

Happy crafting. :)


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very sweet!

Nice idea! I have a huge bundle of my mom's vintage threads -they are so colorful they are in a glass bowl (now out of sun, but still in plain view! they're here on my web blog:

Love reading your blog! TFS! Corinne

Love these, so creative & cute. Great job.

absolutely darling! they would look great in my sewing room on the window shelf!

I love this idea!
I'd like to use this idea for an evening of sewing with friends!

Ciao, Mariolonza

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