I've spent some quality time sewing with Wonder Woman today. The variegated thread was playing up as I was quilting the girly option. Masses of it slipped off the end of the reel and I was about to give up. I tried decanting it onto bobbins. It was getting time consuming and cumbersome to say the least. Then I remembered a trick I had heard about using a cup to hold the bobbin loosely. I think Wonder Woman sews quite well, saved the day even. I think I'll invite her to help me again sometime.