Updated: Jan 27, 2020
in the vein of imparting my addiction to: all things frivolous, i give you- thread winders. i have approximately 2. and i have ebay stalked hundreds. why? pretty little things that are useless and lovely, are an obsession. i mean- just look at this! can you resist?
anyway, if you've stalked any yourself, you know they are not cheap. rare victorian sewing notions carved from shell rarely are. so... here you go. the easiest alternative i can give you.
print them and cut them out, or, if you have a cricut, let that robot do all the work. WORK ROBOT, WORK.
just for some ideas about winding, here are a few more inspiration images.