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Sewing Tip for Organized Needle Storage

Threads, Issue #210, August/September
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For many years, I stored sewing machine needles in a small, covered box. It worked great until I started purchasing more needle types and I needed to organize them. I ordered a few clear vinyl, nine-pocket baseball card binder sleeves. Each pocket can hold a small needle packet. If desired, use one page for each needle type, and label the lower right-hand corner of each sheet for easy reference while thumbing through the binder. The needles also can be arranged in size order, to make it easier to find the correct needle for a project and to take inventory.

—Robin Spindt, Tucson, Arizona


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  1. User avater
    user-356210 | | #1

    Perhaps even better would be the sleeves for storing 35mm slides in a binder. They are the exact size of a needle case, and you can get more per page.

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