Sunday, October 14, 2012

24 down, 300 to go: Embroidery floss bobbins.

So I have this set of 324 flosses. They’re probably older than me. Mom used to cross-stitch, apparently, and when I needed some floss for my last project, she brought up this bag:

and this:

A receipt fell out of something, dated 1989. So something she brought upstairs was older than me.

So last night I finally got a set of 56 cardboard floss bobbins. They were a dollar and a half at Wal Mart.

I sat down, opened the set of floss, and started winding. An hour later:


  1. I don't know what's more depressing: all that floss you still have to go, or the fact that you were born after 1989.


    1. Haha, only by one year!

      And congratulations, you're the first person to leave a comment on this blog!