Sewing Patterns, Pattern Review, Sewing Classes, Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Reviews!
Platinum Sponsor: Stylish Fabric
Over 20,000 of high quality reorderable fabric

[SIGNUP - FREE Membership & 1 FREE Sewing Lesson ]
[Sewing Classes|Shopping Bag Your Shopping Bag|Login|Help]
Sewing Review and Pattern Reviews Sewing Knowledge Base Sewing Patterns Sewing Classes & Sewing Lessons Sewing Machine & Embroidery Machinery Sewing Message Boards Sewing merchants Blog Help/FAQ About Pattern Review


Advanced Search
Tags
New to PR?
Find a member
MY Stuff
Friends of PR Benefits
My Pattern Reviews
My Account
Edit Profile
My Page
Widget
Photo Album
Favorites
Wish List
Pattern Catalog
Notifications
Calendar
Deal Corner
Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine Central
Compare Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine & Serger Reviews
Embroidery Machines
Sewing Reviews
Sewing Patterns
Review Gallery
Sewing Books
Sewing Supplies
Sewing Websites
Sewing Stores
Sewing Class Reviews
Sewing Expo Reviews
Sewing Tips & Techniques
Sewing Podcasts
Fabric Glossary
Sewing Review Requests
Read All Review Requests
Add a Review Request
Live Chats
Chat Room
Chat Schedule
Chat Transcripts
Sewing Classifieds
See all Classifieds
Add a Classified
Sewing Contests
all contests
contest gallery
Favorite Links
reviews with comments
merchant gallery
article archive
newsletter archive
Craft Resources
contact info
shipping rates
returns & refunds
testimonials
Platinum Sponsor - Stylish Fabric
Stylish Fabric
Sewing box made from tackle box (Tip/Technique)
Viewed 5346 times
Review rated Very Helpful by 4 people   
Posted by: Jess2185
photo
About Jess2185 star
TN USA
Member since: 10/21/06
Reviews written: 3
Sewing skills:Beginner
Favored by: 1 people
tips added: 1
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 12/11/06 11:10 PM
I am new to sewing and wanted a sewing box to organize my things in. I went to Hancock's and wasn't really impressed with their selection, they were just a plain box with no way for organization. I was at Walmart later and thought I'd take a look at the tackle boxes. I used to use one for beads and thought it would be perfect for presser feet, needles, extra bobbins, and all of the small essentials. I bought one with drawers so I can take them out, and they have the customizable sections so everything fits perfect. The top part is a hinged lid and it holds quite a few spools of thread. I think later I'll add some stickers and jewels to dress it up. This would be a perfect take along for classes, etc so I thought I would share my idea. You can check out the Plano website (www.planomolding.com) for all sorts of tackle and tool boxes. Mines the 1354, but someone who sews more often and has more notions would need something bigger.
Merchants on PR
So Vintage Patterns
Thank You for Joining!
Deals!
Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover
Made In Australia
Deals!
SewBaby
Unique Sewing Patterns
Deals!

<< Previous Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


3 Comments      Login to Add a Comment
Helen near Sydney said...
Man I love this website, all sorts of fabulous ideas come up ..... like this one!
12/12/06 1:16 AM
Deb Bee said...
I love Plano tackleboxes! I have one I used for several years when I was taking oil painting classes. They are so versatile, and much more economical than ArtBin. My husband always laughs at me checking them out in the sporting goods section. This is a great idea to use one for sewing supplies.
12/12/06 3:46 PM
drmomaz said...
I also have used the flat clear tackle box for fishing lures to store my earrings and neckaces. These boxes come with plastic strips that enable you to adjust to the size storage space you want ,you can see all your jewlery at once, things don't get tangled and it is less expensive than a jwlery box. I have been using this method for a year and have enjoyed the convience and organiztion.
12/24/06 6:58 AM

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.
Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Contact Us