Previously I was storing my bobbins in a box like this but I hated it. The thread would unwind and since the bobbins were stacked four or five deep I would have to rearrange and dig to find to find the color thread I wanted. Basically it was a constant mess.
Remember those plastic things that we used in High School to bind our reports? They are called plastic binding combs and they are perfect for storing bobbins! They provide easy access to each bobbin and the ring keeps the thread from unwinding.
I have mine tacked to my inspiration board but they would also fit well in a drawer or sewing box.
Now, I can't accept credit for this brilliant idea my friend Nellie told me about it (She doesn't have a blog but check out the Etsy shop she runs with another friend: Hucklebaby). She even gave me the four combs I am using!
The only way this storage system could be better would to use clear binding combs (to more easily see the thread color).
It was too good to be true. Thanks Joella for pointing out my size mistake! 1/2" is the right size. $8.07 still isn't bad. Especially if you split it with some friends. That breaks down to $.08 a comb. Dirt cheap and effective!