January 16, 2011

Got thread? Share it!

_DSC0212, originally uploaded by Fiber Addict.
Gosh, look at all that thread - it's enough to make you dribble a little bit on your keyboard, eh..?

I love embroidery thread and I love looking at pictures of it almost as much. So the logical thing to do was make a Flickr group to share pictures of embroidery thread.

If you have some pretty pictures of embroidery thread/floss, why not join the Embroidery Thread Lovers group?

It can be any kind of embroidery thread, crewel, satin, six-strand etc. As long as you took the picture it's all good.

Oh and, the thread in your photos doesn't have to be all organised and stuff - tangles are great too! ;-)

7 comments:

  1. What a fantastic idea. Loved the
    Flicker photos. I'm always wondering why other people's boxes of thread looks so much neater than mine ever does!
    Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Fabulous idea! It's so good to swoon over all the gorgeous colours! Sarah x

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  3. That's definitely my favorite photo of my thread haul. I found 130 skeins at a thrift store, and that's after they've all been wound up. It took me ages to do, but I'm so glad I wound them!

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  4. oh wowweee!! I just organized all my thread yesterday as a matter of fact! I got a new bigger bin and the little spools to store it all properly. I thought I had a lot but it's nothing compared to that picture!!

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  5. Hi there!
    My group did a threads/yarn/ribbons exchange recently. You can have a look there:

    http://maryandpatch.blogspot.com/2010/12/treasure-tresor.html

    http://maryandpatch.blogspot.com/2010/11/des-fils-encore-des-fils.html

    If you want to use any of these pictures, you are welcomed!

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  6. The more floss the better! I created a group with a similar purpose about a year and a half ago too, check it out:

    http://www.flickr.com/groups/flosscolorinspirations/pool/

    The more floss, the merrier, right?

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