DIY No Sew Thread Organizer

I was surfing on the internet looking for some ideas how to organize and display my sewing thread. I found some really great ideas, but all of them require some kind of drilling which I can’t do right now.

These are some of the thing I like. If you click on the pictures they will lead you to the sites I found them on.

I really love the idea of a big pegboard over my working desk, only I can’t find them anywhere in Croatia to buy 😦


This is a sort of a wooden frame and you can also keep your bobbins with the right thread.


This one I actually planned on doing. There is a DIY tutorial on this one.


This one was also an option for me. You only need a cork board and some toothpicks. A pretty awsome idea.


However, I am currently waiting on some sewing tools and organizers I ordered so I don’t want to start anything until they get here. In the meantime, I just had to do something with my thread because they were driving me crazy being all messed up in a box. So I got this idea! 🙂


All you need is:

  • silk ribbon
  • elastic
  • pins

Measure how long your ribbon needs to be and start pinning the elastic accordingly. My thread is pretty small so I’m putting two or three of them into one space. And that’s it! Easy, right? 🙂

I wanted to make something temporary and I can use that elastic again.

Of course, you can make it more presentable, and sew a long cotton strip in some fun fabric and sew the elastic to it. It would look really nice! If some of you do it please show me! 🙂