CutRite Thread Stem 17527 Quilters Paradise Manufacturer Item:17527 Want to use larger spools or cones of thread on your home sewing machine, but the spool pin on your machine won't accommodate such spools? The "Thread Stem" is the simple, cost-effective solution, easy to use, no assembly required, just insert it onto your machine's spool pin and put your thread through the hole at the other end. Its small size means you can take it with you anywhere, so even if you already own a thread stand, take the "Thread Stem" with you to class, on a trip, or wherever you go to sew. It works on virtually all sewing and embroidery machines, the highly visible red color means you won't lose it! And, as an added bonus, you can use it to push corners out when making a purse, bag or pillow case!