Bakery containers for storage - Threads

Get Threads magazine!

Subscribe Renew Give a Gift

Bakery containers for storage

Photo: Scott Phillips

The clear plastic containers that come from most supermarket bakery departments make wonderful see-through storage for my gathered laces and other trims. After I roll them, they look like floating roses in the container, and with a rubber band around the container, the attached lid can't flip open, even if I accidentally drop a container. I can conveniently see my stash through all sides, and the containers are easy to stack in storage.

-Elizabeth Shelton, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

 

Do you have a good sewing tip? Send it in, and we'll pay you if we publish it in Threads magazine. We'll also select the cleverest tip in each issue, and the winner will receive a gift package from Taunton Press including Threads DVDs and other instrucional sewing books.

Send tips to:
Threads Tips
POBox 5506
Newtown, CT 06470

or by email at:

ThreadsTips{at}taunton{dot}com

ThreadsMagazine

Comments (1)

MarkSindone MarkSindone writes: I think the sushi places also use the same ones for takeaway sushi! But for the purposes of easy and cheap (and clean and new) storage options, clear plastic take away boxes are also fantastic for stowing away sewing things for storage and they are easily obtainable at bakery and food supply stores. I particularly like the ones that are like tupperware boxes with air tight covers so it isn't so easy for the top to burst off if I drop the box.
Posted: 11:32 pm on June 15th

You must be logged in to post comments. Log in.