|I've started saving those plastic bags that sheet sets or other household linens come in. These bags are clear plastic and they have a zipper or a button closure. These storage bags are perfect for when you buy a pattern and fabric but don't have time to cut it out and start sewing that day. I put both the pattern and the fabric in the zipped bag together and if I buy buttons, thread, or trim for that project, it goes in the bag too. Then when I am ready to start sewing, everything is together in one neat package.