Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Is This good for scrap storage? >

Is This good for scrap storage?

Is This good for scrap storage?

Old 11-19-2011, 10:03 AM
  #51  
Senior Member
 
heberstitcher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Arizona
Posts: 714
Default

My personal opinion (because I have one similar to the one pictured) is that the drawers are not deep enough. Also the drawers in mine always "slip" off the runners so I am constantly having to readjust them. I also agree that I would prefer the clear plastic type drawers so I can see what is in them. Sorry if I "burst" your bubble??!
heberstitcher is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 10:09 AM
  #52  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Ky/Florida
Posts: 784
Default

I have one. Not very sturdy. Don't recommend
Originally Posted by carolevidak View Post
I had one and ended up giving it to my DH for the garage. It is not very sturdy and the drawers are constantly coming off the rungs. I was only using it for misc tools, etc. You can buy them at the big discountstores for $20 something. I wouldn't recommend this . Sorry!

Carole
pjustice63 is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 10:12 AM
  #53  
Senior Member
 
momto4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Wausau WI GO PACK!!!
Posts: 693
Default

I did not care for them. If you have a small amount of scraps and do not use them a ton it would be ok for organizational purposes but they do not stay on the rungs well so if you are opening and closing them a lot they are not great.
momto4 is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 10:41 AM
  #54  
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 95
Default

I had one but I gave it to a schoolteacher b/c the drawers would never stay in the slots intended. Mine was about 3 years old so maybe they have been remade with better gliders.
tjbeaver is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 12:37 PM
  #55  
Power Poster
 
lawsonmugs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: missouri
Posts: 10,334
Default

If the drawers are big enough,you could put FQ's in them too. Green shades in a green drawer etc.My tubs I use have different color lids and some have different color tubs too. Like pink for the pink shades etc.Mine are on wood shelves.
lawsonmugs is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 01:02 PM
  #56  
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Keene, New Hampshire
Posts: 4,211
Default

I have a similar cart in which I store "already in progress" quilts
gollytwo is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 02:06 PM
  #57  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 2,065
Default

I received one of these as a gift last Christmas. I have all of those drawers filled with thread - starting at the bottom with serger thread, working up with machine embroidery threads, hand quilting, piecing, general purpose and specialty threads. I'm considering adding another one for storing purchased and homemade jelly rolls and other precuts,
kaylfordsollimo is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 02:36 PM
  #58  
Senior Member
 
JeannieT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Farmington Minnesota
Posts: 645
Default

I use the six drawer carts on wheels that I got at JoAnn. I have 2 of them and separate my scraps by colros. They roll and fit nicely under my counter so they can be moved out of the way easily.
JeannieT is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 03:18 PM
  #59  
Senior Member
 
Phyl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: New York
Posts: 332
Default

Originally Posted by brookemarie19 View Post
I was looking through some black friday adds and saw this... Does anyone have one of these? I was wondering if the drawers are stong enough to hold fabric scraps. I don't have a ton, so I won't be stuffing them ( I think) but would hate to buy them if they are not sturdy as this would be the only thing I need them for. Thanks in advance for any input you guys can give me
I don't have one BECAUSE when I saw it on display, it was so off balance, so light, it would fall over. Now, it might have been that it wasn't really put together too well but if I were you, I'd look at it PERSONALLY before making a purchase. I have the four drawer, plastic, on wheels carts (three smaller drawers on top, one larger drawer on the bottom, with wheels that I don't use) and they are GREAT! Good luck.
Phyl is offline  
Old 11-19-2011, 03:43 PM
  #60  
Member
 
Hummer Lady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Arizona
Posts: 82
Default

I agree wit Kerry K. I bought one of these (at Costco $18) for stained glass supplies...and have the same problem. The drawers constantly come off the track. Very disappointed. I've seen them at thrift stores probably for the same reason.

I really like the Iris brand scrapbook boxes for my scraps and projects. I watch for sales at Michael's and Hobby Lobby. The clear boxes make it easy to manage the contents.

Originally Posted by KerryK View Post
I have one of these! I bought mine at Sam's several years ago for $20 just because I thought they were cute. Bought two of them, actually! It's okaaaay ... that's the best I can say. I use mine for stuff that doesn't have to be seen or used daily. The drawers get off track very easily and are rather aggravating. I'm glad I only paid $20 each for mine. I don't think it's worth the $35 price, and for sure would never pay the ridiculous "regular" price. Hope this info helps.
Hummer Lady is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
dilyn
Tutorials
31
01-21-2014 04:16 PM
ginnie6
Mission: Organization
29
04-24-2013 10:05 AM
Katia
Mission: Organization
56
02-01-2013 11:41 AM
ginnie6
Main
20
01-14-2010 03:29 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.