Saturday, February 25, 2017

A better way?

 I've totally been enjoying stitching these last few months, but I'm not at all happy with how I'm storing/transporting my projects. I dug up this old carry case to use, but it doesn't hold the patterns in a safe way to keep them in good shape. It's not working.


 I put my gloss in a little muslin bag, but that's not really working either because it gets tangled up easily.

This pattern is ready to be worked, so I'm just carrying it around in my school bag by storing it in a plastic grocery bag. Surely, I can do better than that.

How do you store your stitching in progress? Please share some ideas for me. I'm positive there has to be a better way; I'm hoping you can tell me what it is.


  1. I had a carrying case much like your but when you opened it up - one side had a clear plastic pocket for the project and then clear individual pockets on the other side - I'll try to show you later today on Facebook - maybe messenger because we aren't Facebook individual friends

  2. When I get new floss, I transfer it onto a plastic bobbin that fits neatly into a plastic container made for that purpose. You can find the container & bobbins at Michaels. I keep the bobbins I need for the project in a bag and they don't get tangled up.

  3. I do something similar to what Jo-Lee does - works well for keeping the floss untangled. Depending on how big my Aida cloth is, I can usually fit it into a 12x12 clear container with a handle (narrower than the deep ones made by IRIS).