Creative Ideas for Storing Bobbins

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For awhile we stored our bobbins in a bowl. That made the color we wanted to find easy to locate but the loose threads soon turned into a mess.

Fortunately, there are a lot of creative ways to store bobbins that prevent tangling. Better yet are the options that allow each bobbin to be stored with its corresponding spool. No more guessing which bobbin goes with which spool of thread – especially handy with neutral colors.

In the following video Laura from Sew Very Easy demonstrates several ways to store bobbins.

Several of the options Laura demonstrated are available from Amazon. Just click a picture below to learn more (and keep scrolling for more bobbin storage ideas). has an article with several other creative ideas. Our favorite may be using an ice cube tray. See all of the ideas here.

Creative Ideas for Storing Bobbins

Toodie at Scrappin My Hyde Off has created a spool and bobbin storage system from a try and golf tees. Learn how here.

Creative Ideas for Storing Bobbins

Toe separators also work nicely for storing bobbins. And the thread can’t unwind.

We hope you find an idea here you like, or that sparks a creative solution of your own. Organized and tangle-free bobbins make sewing so much nicer!


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