You all have some really neat ideas for travel sewing kits! Thanks for sharing them in the comments last week. I especially like the idea of the kit being squooshy, so that it fits into a larger bag and only takes up as much room as the project needs.
Last week, I showed you my Yo-Yo project, and this week I’m sharing a picture of my applique carry-around box.
My sister, who is quite familiar with my sewing box fetish, got me this cute little sewing box, and it’s my current favorite to grab and go with.
The bottom holds the applique blocks I’m working on . . .
. . . and the pincushion and pockets in the lid hold my needles and other small things . . .
. . . while the tray holds all the thread I need, plus pins, thimbles, scissors, marking pencils, and, of course, chapstick!
Since I’ve taken it a bit easy on us the last few weeks (because I’ve been traveling), I’m stepping it back up a notch this week. Our task this week is:
This could be a large tub, a set of drawers, a specific area, under a bed, or in a cabinet. For me, it’s a closet — specifically, the closet in my office.
This closet holds my shipping supplies, extra printer supplies, some of my inventory, and evidently a whole host of other things that may or may not even belong in there!
I’ve dabbled in re-organizing it a couple times since moving into my office, but to no good avail. This time, it’s gonna get drastic!
I plan to start by completely emptying the closet out and starting from scratch. I’ll let you know how that goes next week — I may just end up with an even bigger mess on my hands — don’t place any bets!
How about you?
What’s your storage area?
Do you know what’s in it?
Are the things in it the things that are supposed to be there? Or have you crammed and chucked until it’s not the way it was originally meant to be?
Is it time to reclaim it for its intended purpose, and have it all clean and organized?
Hopefully, your storage area is not as messy as mine. Let me know how you do . . .