More organizing

I don’t know if these bins are going to function any better but for now they’re neater – remember the mess blocking my ironing board? Today, I went out and bought these open bins , sorted my strings by color, and stacked them in the corner.


I still have to figure out what to do with the bins on the ironing board. Some are project *leftovers* that I’m hesitant to toss in the new bins because I can get another project out of them – I just don’t know if I can keep them sitting around until I get back to them unless I find some other spot for them to free up the ironing board. I really miss the space I had in Marietta!

10 thoughts on “More organizing

  1. I’d be happy to help you with that space problem. I have a pick-up and it’s gassed up. love the doggy costume from yesterday. really sweet and funny!Again…what mess???

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  2. Are those metal mesh bins? I love them — where did you find them? I really dislike the plastic drawers — not sturdy enough and don’t hold enough — I think these bins would be so much more workable. Not sure where I’d put them though!

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  3. I’m pretty sure I’ve seen those too. Look great for just that purpose too. I always wonder about fabric stuck in bags and totes because I worry that with no air it will mildew somehow. Now they look neat and orderly. Good Choice!

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  4. Gosh – that is a TON of fabric you already have pre-cut into strings!!! It looks great organized by color – are they all the same width or different? And – the individual bins are a great idea – if you want to work on just 1 color you can bring it right over to your machine and work away! I like my work area to be somewhat organized.Cheers!Evelyn

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  5. I love those bins. What a neat idea. I may work into that as I need to calm my OCD occasionally!! I get so tired of the plastic with the lids to always remove. This way the fabric can breathe and you can find it!!! I can at least start with fall colors and black and white–my two most prominent color combos.

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