Sheep Embroidery Floss Organizer

Homemade Embroidery Floss Organizer

I was inspired by this and my love of playing with shrinky dinks to create this project. I used a sheet of white shrink film. I had it left over from an angel place card/ornament project my niece and I made several years ago.

This was an easy project with cute results.


  • 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch sheet of shrink film (plastic)
  • Permanent marker
  • Exacto knife or other craft knife
  • Scissors
  • Cookie sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Oven
  • Embroidery floss

Step 1: Use a permanent marker to draw your image and holes for embroidery floss on a piece of shrink film.

Step 2: Use an exacto or craft knife to cut-out holes for embroidery floss.

Sheep on full shrink plastic sheet

Step 3: Use scissors to cute around shape.

Organizer before baking

Step 4: Put shape to be shrunk on a cookie sheet between two pieces of parchment paper.

Covered wiht parchment

Step 5: Bake in a 335 degree oven for about 2 – 3 minutes. The shape will curl up and then become flat again. When the shape is flat, it is done. (Follow directions that come with shrink plastic)

Completed Floss Organizer

Completed floss organizer

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15 Responses to Sheep Embroidery Floss Organizer

  1. Espirational says:

    How cute! I collect sheep — dolls and figurines, not live ones.

  2. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you! I also have a collection of assorted sheep items – book ends, pillows, magnets, etc…

  3. mtetar says:

    Now this is CREATIVE. Be Blessed, Mtetar

  4. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you! I am not always happy with how my crafts turn out but I like this sheep.

  5. mtetar says:

    You should each one is creative as creative can be. It is unique, and it is yours. Be Blessed, Mtetar

  6. bentodays says:

    This is a really cute idea!

  7. Anonymous says:

    Sheep rule! Excellent creation.

  8. gavmomof2 says:

    How cute! 🙂 thanks!

  9. Me says:

    I like how this is such a combination of crafts

  10. leftylex says:

    That really is cute (and would save loose pieces of floss from ending up in the vaccuum!).

  11. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much!

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