Perfectly designed for sewists to make – and then use! – on the go, this thread caddy is somewhat of an engineering marvel! From Susan Wasinger’s new book Sewn by Hand, this project is all about portability and comes complete with a built-in pincushion to keep everything nice and neat in your project bag. Convinced you need one in your life? Grab the instructions here!

Psst… We’re celebrating the release of this book with a blog tour and special giveaway. Take a peek at the schedule here for multiple chances to win Susan’s new book and some travel sewing kit supplies!

Amanda Carestio

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A member of the needlearts team, my latest crafty obsessions are stitched projects. I’ve...

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  • Lee

    What a clever thread holder! Thanks for the pattern and giveaways and book tour.

  • Chris

    I would love to make this in some wool I have! thanks!

  • http://lasfloresdelsur.blogspot.com/ Las Flores del Sur

    Beautiful shape and completely useful!! I will try this, thanks for sharing!

  • http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-hand-sewn-thread-caddy/2011/04/09/ Tutorial: Hand-sewn thread caddy · Sewing | CraftGossip.com

    [...] You can find a tutorial showing how to make this hand-sewn thread caddy over at Lark Crafts.  It’s an excerpt from the book Sewn by Hand: Two Dozen Projects Stitched with Needle & Thread by Susan Wasinger.  Go to the tutorial. [...]

  • http://cuteeverything.com/cute/crafts/review-sewn-by-hand/ review: sewn by hand

    [...] Click here to go to a freebie craft from “Sewn by Hand”, a thread caddy that convenientl… [...]

  • Jill Luigs

    thanks so much for opening my eyes to yet another amazing sewist!

  • Doxadzo

    My Grandma used to make these. She had them all over her house and made them for each of her grand-daughters, all 12 of us. Mine was in red and blue calico with yellow bias tape edging.

  • http://www.thecaffeinatedquilter.com/?p=21 Too cute thread caddy | The Caffeinated Quilter