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How to Upcycle a Vintage Foot Pedal

A vintage foot pedal gets  upcycled into a cool new repurpose!

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the find

The lone vintage foot pedal was offered with the purchase of an old sewing machine to restore


Let's learn how to attach spools of thread to the vintage foot pedal. Upcycle it into a cool thread holder to display in a craft room! 

Insert the short end of a Thread Mate into the spool.

Step 1

Get Thread Mates

Now attach bobbin at other end

Step 2


Bundled together for the next step!

Step 3

Fasten to foot pedal from underneath with bobbins... but see what else you can use! 

Step 4

2nd Fastener Option

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Find out the secret hiding inside some thread spools!

Secret Revealed

Birdz of a Feather are avid upcylers and proponents of 'green' crafting. After all, good planets are hard to find!