Hang It Up

To keep frequently used items within easy reach, I mounted a magnetic strip, purchased at IKEA, to the wall near my sewing machine. I added round containers with see-through lids to the strip. Now I have items such as straight pins, safety pins, and a variety of scissors always at hand.

—Paulette Patterson

Mapleton, Utah

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