Idea: Faerie Flower Hat - fabric petals sewn on a lightweight aluminum frame.The "stem" is wrapped with ribbon and green sequins and lightly embellished with glitter. The hat attaches with two ties that go beneath the chin, similar to a bonnet.
a way to use large spool of thread on a standard machine. set the spool in a heavy cup and bring the thread around the spool pin so it makes a 90 degree turn to the thread guide. Set the cup directly under the spool pin.