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When transporting my iron to quilt class, I fold the cord several times, then slip it into an empty toilet paper roll. —Pam Tolmah...
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I wrap small ponytail holders around my bobbins as a colorful and inexpensive way to contain the loose thread ends. —Jane Bulen Stover,...
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I organize my quilting stencils in transparent sleeves in a 12"-square photo album. Pieces of paper—with a traced pattern on each side...
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In order to prevent embroidery floss from getting tangled, I wind individual colors around empty thread spools. I write the floss color number on a...
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Instead of taking up precious storage space with batting and fiberfill, I use those materials to stuff my decorative pillow shams. This trick also...
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I use a decorative hatbox to store my many spools of thread. It enables me to make a color selection at a glance, and it looks attractive. —...
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When cutting strips of the same fabric into different widths, I bundle each stack with a ponytail holder. The elastic bands don’t fray the...
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I put scrapbook paper embellished with chipboard letters behind glass in a picture frame to create a dry-erase board. I list quilts I want to make on...
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I purchased an office desk set from a discount store to use on my sewing table. The tall container holds pens, marking pencils, and tools I use...
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I use an over-the-door clear plastic shoe organizer to store fat quarters and other small items. I hang another one on the other side of the door for...
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See simple ideas for storing your sewing machine feet, bobbins, and more.

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We share reader tips for storing your supplies using common household items. See more reader tips here.

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When I assemble a quilt with many different pieces, I use a coupon organizer, a check file, or a large bill file to organize them. The tabs can be...
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Clear your work table by storing commonly used sewing supplies in a hanging organizer that can be customized to fit your space!...

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Discover your organizing personality! Family-Oriented Fran doesn’t see the abundance of items around her as clutter but as her best friends. Because she is sentimental and emotionally attached to...

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The beginning of the year is the perfect time to get organized! On our second episode of Get Organized, sponsored by Janome, ...

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Store your small sewing tools in a cute carrier. Simply grab it when you're traveling to a quilt retreat or taking a mini project on the go....

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Discover your organizing personality! Organized Olivia is the least cluttered of the four personality types. For an organized person like Olivia to succeed, she needs to know exactly what she...

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Store notions and gadgets in a quick-to-stitch sewing station caddy. Get the pattern here.

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Corral your small sewing tools in a quick-to-sew carrier. Fabrics are from the Fire & Ice collection for Moda Fabrics.

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Store notions and gadgets in a quick-to-stitch sewing station caddy. Fabrics are from the Sew Yummy collection by Monica Solorio-Snow for Cloud 9 Fabrics and...

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Discover your organizing personality! Display Donna is generally detached from the abundance of items around her. She doesn’t view them as clutter—they’re just a fact of life. We're sharing the...

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January is the perfect time to get organized! On our first episode of Get Organized, sponsored by Janome, Northcott, and...

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Keep your home neat and tidy with a stylish fabric bin you can sew to coordinate with your decor! Get the...

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Discover your organizing personality! Make-It-All Martha views clutter and disorganization as the enemy. But she’s moving so fast she doesn’t have time to deal with it! We're sharing the best tips...

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