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Posted on: 4/14/09 7:03 AM
Last Updated: 10/14/10 9:10 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 6 people   Very Helpful by 4 people   
When I was starting to organize the sewing studio when I first started teaching sewing classes, I was looking for a way to store tools in an organized way. I saw someone using a plastic fishing tackle box and I was hooked (sorry for the fishing pun!).

Bought for $9.99 at Kmart; it has multiple places for tiny objects like chalk, needles and needle threaders, a big area for scissors etc. and if you want to travel, it closes up with a click and has a carry handle!

It's very practical and keeps everything in it's place. I keep it open in the sewing studio and by now most of our sewing students know right where to go if they need a seam ripper or marking wheel!

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Nancywin said... (5/4/09 10:22 PM) Reply
Great idea - thanks for the tip
glenj said... (4/18/09 5:07 PM) Reply
I have a large fishing tackle box that has drawers in the bottom(covered with a lockable flap) the top opens for easy access to the large items,the 3 drawers hold all my buttons,zips,elastic etc.Fishing tackle boxes are the bomb :))
sewnow said... (4/14/09 1:07 PM) Reply
Good for different presser feet
 
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