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Sewing Room Storage and Organization Products

Organize unruly quilting notions, tools, fabric, and more in your sewing room with these handy storage ideas.

Wire Basket with Chalkboard

What: The Wire Baskets from the Better Homes and Garden's collection at Walmat are canvas-lined for light storage of fabrics and notions. A chalkboard label makes it easy to clearly mark supplies.

Why: Stylish and functional for a neat sewing space.

Price: $6.97-$9.74

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Grabbit Tool Caddy

What: The Grabbit Tool Caddy, with its handle on the side, keeps hand- or machine-sewing supplies corralled. A strong magnet grabs a pair of scissors, two thread spindles hold spools and bobbins, five cylinders stash tools vertically, and a tray cradles a magnetic pincusion. 

Why: Your favorite notions are portable and can be set out within arm's reach.

Price: $26.95

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Tutto Bag

What: Travel with your sewing machin in a collapsible Turro bag that comes in a variety of sizes and bright colors. Tie-down straps steady your machine, and a bounty of pockets manage the sewing machine pedla and cords, fabric, patterns, and notions. 

Why: Protect your sewing machine when you're on the move.

Price: from $150

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Notions Wallet by Noble Notions


What: To stash must-have sewing goodies within arm's reach, sew a Notions Wallet by Noble Notions. Hang the wallet from a table or ironing board using the two lime green Quilter's Clamps included with the pattern instructions.


Why: Keep all your supplies close at hand without taking up valuable table space.


Price: $16.99

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Fabric Organizers from DeNiece's Designs


What: Fabric Organizers from DeNiece's Designs have tabs on the plastic forms that make it easy to store yardage, strips, and smaller pieces. They come in three pieces: small (5x14"), shorty (7x10-1/2"), and large (10x14").


Why: Transform your stash from messy to manicured.


Price: $7.50 for 6 small organizers


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Fabric Boxes from Quilted Koala

What: Store the fabrics you love in the fabrics you love using durable fabric-covered boxes and bins, many of which feature designs by favorite fabric designer Jo Morton, from Quilted Koala.

Why: Sort and store quilting supplies in stylish alternatives to plastic storage containers. 

Price: from $25 

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Double-Sided Thread Organizer from Creative Options

What: With 46 transparent compartments accessible from two sides, the Double-Sided Thread Organizer from Creative Options eliminates the hassel of organizing and storing thread, bobbins, and embellishments.

Why: Make thread portable and contained while still being able to see what you have.

Price: varies by retailer

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Wire Basket with Chalkboard

What: The Wire Baskets from the Better Homes and Garden's collection at Walmat are canvas-lined for light storage of fabrics and notions. A chalkboard label makes it easy to clearly mark supplies.

Why: Stylish and functional for a neat sewing space.

Price: $6.97-$9.74

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Hobby Boxes

What: Keep spools, scissors, thimbles, and other notions in Suzy’s Hobby Boxes. A fabric or project storage area sits below the removable plastic tray that keeps small notions organized.

Why: The boxes are available in a range of sizes and shapes. Plus, they’re functional, stylish, and perfectly portable.

Price: from $25.95

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Florie from Arrow Sewing Cabinets

What: The Florie sewing cabinet, the newest addition to the Arrow line, is made from sturdy resin wicker in either pistachio green or white. Its 23-3/4x12-3/8" opening can accommodate most major sewing machine models up to 45 pounds. If you’re not sewing and need hobby space, remove your machine from the well and raise the well level with the tabletop for an expansive work surface.

Why: This sewing cabinet is sure to add both style and storage space to your sewing room.

Price: $599.99

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Anna Maria Horner Creative Space Sewing Boxes

What: Creative Space Sewing Boxes from Anna Maria Horner are perfect for those who love her bold and beautiful fabric designs. The 10-1/2x10-1/2x5” storage containers are available in two prints; a fabric-covered button and elastic loop secure the lid.

Why: These handy boxes have divided compartments, making them convenient for stowing handwork supplies or small notions.

Price: $32

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Yazzii Crafters Basket

What: The Yazzii Crafters Basket has 14 exterior pockets and four interior pockets for your rotary cutter, scissors, thread ripper, and other tools and notions.

Why: Place the basket near your sewing machine for easy access of these items or use it as a caddy when you go to retreats.

Price: $49.95

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Oh Snap! Pouches

What: Soft, pliable mesh storage bags that close with snaps come in five sizes.

Why: Use the smaller pouches to store threads and embellishments and the larger ones to corral materials for small projects.

Price: $21.00/set

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Fused and Folded Boxes by Aunties Two Patterns

What: Follow the Fused and Folded Boxes pattern by Aunties Two Patterns to make sturdy magazine holders and storage boxes for your sewing room. All you need is stiff, double-sided fusible interfacing, such as Inn-Spire Plus.

Why: Enhance your sewing room decor storage units created from your favorite fabrics.

Price: $9

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My Sewing Room Pattern by Heart to Hand

What: Use the My Sewing Room Pattern by Heart to Hand to appliqué wool shapes on a cotton background. Pockets make this wall hanging both decorative and storage-packed.

Why: Take advantage of wall space for storage.

Price: $8.50

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Quilters Magnetic Ruler Board

What: The Quilters Magnetic Ruler Board from Frank A. Edmunds Co. contains slots for rulers, pegs for thread, and a magnet for scissors and needles.

Why: Keep your go-to quilting supplies in one spot.

Price: $28

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Canvas Corp Design Project Organizer

What: This 8-1/2x11" three-ring canvas notebook from Canvas Corp contains 15 clear sheet protectors, four clear pocket sample protectors, one zipper pocket, one business car holder, two pocket folders, twelve swatch cards, and space for notes and contacts.

Why: Use this handy tool to keep tear sheets, fabric swatches, furniture plans, and other information organized as you decorate your sewing room or other rooms in your home.

Price: $39.99

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Canvas Corp Room Spacing Kit—Office/Studio

What: The Office/Studio Room Spacing Kit from Canvas Corp contains graph paper, cardstock, a design board, a mounting board, a 1/4"-scale ruler, and more than 250 repositionable furniture and accessory stickers.

Why: Maximize your sewing studio by planning the best use of space.

Price: $9.99

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Colonial Machine NeedlePack

What: The envelope-style Colonial Machine NeedlePack’s labeled slots keep gently used needles organized by type and size.

Why: Use the included pin to identify the needle currently in your machine. Store up to 12 needle cases in the clear plastic slots.   

Price: $22.35

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Bluefig Binding Kit

What: A convenient case from Bluefig, now available in red, purple, pink, and lime, has a felt needle holder, see-through thread and accessory pouches, a spot for a needle threader, and a slot for scissors. 

Why: Save time by storing all your binding supplies in one spot.

Price: $18

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ArtBin’s Super Satchel Double Deep

What: At 15-1/4x14x6-1/2” inches, ArtBin’s Super Satchel Double Deep is ideal for storing precut fabrics. Arrange the dividers to form up to eight compartments. It is also available in purple, pink, and green.

Why: The deep compartments allow for easy storage of larger, bulkier supplies.

Price: $30.99

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AccuQuilt Go! Die Storage Rack

What: The vinyl-covered wire GO! Die Storage Rack from Accuquilt corrals up to eight dies and mats upright to avoid scratches, creases, and warping.

Why: The GO! Die Storage Rack also makes a great storage solution for rotary-cutting mats and rulers.

Price: $22.99

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Clover Sort ’N Store for Hand Sewing Needles

What: The Sort ’n Store for Hand Sewing Needles by Nancy Zieman is a fresh update to the standard pincushion.

Why: Six labeled sections—appliqué, crewel, betweens, sharps, chenille, and beading—keep needles in order.

Price: $12.95

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Bluefig Notions Bag

What: Sewing on the go? Carry your quilting and sewing notions in the fashionable Notions Bag from Bluefig.

Why: Convenient design allows for easy storage and quick access to your notions in the clear, zippered pockets. Inserts available for even more storage!

Price: $28

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Pockets to Go Pattern by Atkinson Designs

What: Whip up one of these handy storage totes to give often used tools and notions a home near your sewing machine or cutting table.

Why: Choose fabrics to coordinate with your sewing studio decor.

Price: $9

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Photo courtesy of Atkinson Designs.

Needleboxes, etc. Sewing Box Kits

What: Assemble your own padded box to hold needles, pins, and thimbles: The kit includes the matboard templates and instructions. You supply the fabric, batting, and notions.

Why: Avoid searching for needles in a haystack—or on your sewing room floor—for good.

Price: $13.49

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Sweetapple Portable Pressing Table

What: This chair-height portable ironing board has two layers of batting and provides a 20x24” ironing surface.

Why: Short on storage space? The lightweight table folds up, making it easy to store and to take with you on retreats.

Price: $49.95

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Hemma Design Marta Studio Bin Pattern

What: Construct storage bins from canvas, twill, or linen, and add decorative flair with an embroidered pocket.

Why: Measuring 9-1/2x9-1/2x8-1/2”, the finished bins are the perfect size for storing folded fabric, precuts, or patterns.

Price: $12.95

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Photo courtesy of Hemma Design.

Koala TreasureChest Plus IV

What: This sewing cabinet includes an opening for your sewing machine, three drawers, and two adjustable shelves.

Why: The table leaf folds down and the side work surfaces fold in to create a streamlined cabinet that you can easily store when not in use. Left and right side extensions (pictured) can be added for additional storage space.

Price: $2,299 to $3,333

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Photo courtesy of Koala.

Yazzii Embroidery Thread Organizer

What: This handy organizer is equipped with 24 loops to keep your stash of embroidery thread in order. Pockets and built-in pincushions are perfect for corralling your other hand embroidery supplies.

Why: Whether you’re stitching at home or on the go, this handy tote keeps everything dust-free and untangled. 

Price: $46.95

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Vanishing Design Wall for Quilters

What: This 54-1/2x72” design wall rolls up and down like a classroom-style map.

Why: Company coming? Conceal the design wall in the 5-1/2” deep wooden shelf without disturbing your blocks. (The flannel is backed with vinyl.)

Price: $139.95 to $169.95; available in chocolate (pictured), honey, or unfinished styles

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Photo courtesy of Yazzii.

June Tailor 30-Spool Thread Rack

What: The 30-Spool Thread Rack from June Tailor contains spindles spaced perfectly for standard-size thread spools.

Why: Enjoy easy access to your most often used threads and relish the beautiful eye candy.

Price: $15.09

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Simply Renee Clip It Up Floor Model

What: The 6-foot-tall, metal-frame rack keeps patterns, fat quarters, and notions within reach. The basic model comes with 120 clips and three rotating rings that can be placed anywhere on the pole.

Why: If you’re more likely to use supplies if you can see them, this is the storage solution for you.

Price: $230; additional rings, clips, and bags (as shown in photo) sold separately

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Photo courtesy of Simply Renee.


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