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Cross Stitch Floss Organizer Storage Box
A storage organizer box for cross stitch floss is must! I have a lot of floss that I use for my cross stitch projects and I'd be totally lost if I didn't keep them organized. When I first started out cross stitching twenty five years ago I got a small storage box that looks like the larger ones because I only had about handful of colors. Over time I've done more projects and now have 4 boxes of floss plus my small one. When I do a project I put the colors I need into my small box with a pair of fold up scissors. I like that I always have a pair of scissors handy at all times.
When you first get the floss it has a little wrapper around it with the number on it. It's all loose and easily tangles. It's not wrapped around a spool like sewing thread. You can end up with a tangled mess. Who wants that's because it takes longer to untangle then to get started on your project. So organizing them into a storage box is a wise choice.
This organizer box is a made of sturdy plastic. It has several compartments to keep the floss all tidied up. With this box you'll receive flat cardboard bobbins to wrap your floss neatly around. You'll want to mark the number of the floss on top of the bobbin and arrange them in the box in numerical order. This helps to easily find the colors for your cross stitch project. It is a perfect box to keep all your floss neat and in one place organized.
Compartment Floss Box
My Floss BoxesClick thumbnail to view full-size
Fold Up Scissors
I love fold up scissors. These are so perfect to keep with your sewing projects like cross stitch. I have a pair I keep in my cross stitch floss box. They are always there an I don't have to go hunting for any.
Floss on a Bobbin Demo
This is a great video that show you how to wrap floss on the bobbins. In this video it shows putting on sticker numbers which is really cool. I just wrote the numbers on top of the bobbin which was sufficient for me. I don't use tape to keep the floss down as it shows but it may be a good idea. Each person has there own way of organizing. This will at least get you an idea on how to get started.