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I knew when creating my new craft space I was going to need to dedicate more space for thread storage.  I came up with this DIY and had to show you how easy and functional it really is. The total cost to make this thread storage rack was under $5, and if you can move your arm back and forth you have all the skills required! By using quarter round moulding you already have the proper angle to achieve a slanted thread rack which is ideal for visibility and access.

Supplies
-1 length of concave 1/4 round (it is shaped like a ‘V’)
-1-3 dowels (depending on how much thread you have)
-pencil and measuring device
-drill, handsaw, and hammer
-sandpaper, and wood glue

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-Using a handsaw cut quarter round to desired length (mine are about 3′ long).
-Cut dowels into 2′ pieces, sand one end.
-Mark off 1″ spaces.
-Drill holes (the trick I use to find the right drill bit is, I stick the dowel in the hole of the drill bit holder, if it just fits in, I know it is the right one).
-Put a small dab of glue in each drilled hole.
-Use a hammer to lightly tap the dowel pieces in each hole. Allow the glue to dry.
-Paint
-Hang on the wall with screws or nails.

thread-rackJust drop your spools onto the dowels and you’ve created the perfect thread holder.

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There are a tonne of great thread storage ideas on Pinterest . How do you organize and store your thread?

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4 thoughts on “DIY Thread Storage Rack

    1. Virginia Post author

      Thanks Claudine. I’m getting geared up to reveal my whole craft room where there will be a larger photo. It was hard to get a decent shot without showing off the entire sewing wall. Keep posted, only a week away!

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  1. Michelle jadaa

    oooh i think i have some quarter round left over from our home reno,i will make the dowels a bit longer to hold a matching bobbin too i think.Thanks for posting!

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