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Old 11-15-2013, 05:39 PM   #1
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I found a box of, mostly, wooden cotton reels at a garage sale.
Any suggestions/ideas on what I can do with them?
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Old 11-15-2013, 07:45 PM   #2
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Paint them or decorate them to use as ornaments - ribbon to hang can run through the middle.

String them together to make a decorated garland.

String them together to make a Spool Doll. 2 or 3 spools for each leg (thigh, calf, foot or just thigh and calf), same for the arms. 2 or 3 larger spools for the body (you could even glue two together to make a larger body). Use either a larger spool or a round wooden bead or ball for the head.

Or, if you can't think of anything else, firewood. They burn quite nicely. We had a bunch of them (probably about 50 or 60) that had been stored outside and gotten wet. They weren't really good for crafting anymore, so we used them to start fires.
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they make cutie pincushions,some batting cut in a circle for the top,then cover that with some pretty material,glue in place with hot glue gun, then wrap the cotton reel in cord,more decoration than useful. I made some tassel's out of some larger old cotton reels. More or less the same as the pincushion but with out the batting,I think I cut some cording and frayed it then glued it into the hole at the bottom for the tassel part then corded the reel and hot glued it,those I used as fan pulls. Good to see you posting again.
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Paint them or decorate them to use as ornaments - ribbon to hang can run through the middle.

String them together to make a decorated garland.

String them together to make a Spool Doll. 2 or 3 spools for each leg (thigh, calf, foot or just thigh and calf), same for the arms. 2 or 3 larger spools for the body (you could even glue two together to make a larger body). Use either a larger spool or a round wooden bead or ball for the head.

Or, if you can't think of anything else, firewood. They burn quite nicely. We had a bunch of them (probably about 50 or 60) that had been stored outside and gotten wet. They weren't really good for crafting anymore, so we used them to start fires.

That is a very good suggestion, now I have some ideas floating around hehe
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