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How do I organize my 2 1/2" squares

Old 01-29-2019, 10:30 AM
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Thank you everyone for your advice. I took some square snack baggies and put like colors in each bag then I put all of the little bags in a large zip lock bag. It didn't take up much room and I can just grab colors when I want to and it is pretty convenient until I get creative and think of something else to do with my squares.
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Old 01-29-2019, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Cattitude View Post
I just started using the long rectangular cardboard sleeves from plastic wrap and parchment paper. Some are a bit too small and some are too large but I found one that is absolutely perfect! I cut up heavy card stock to use as labeled dividers. Works great!
that is an idea i never heard before.
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Originally Posted by Cattitude View Post
I just started using the long rectangular cardboard sleeves from plastic wrap and parchment paper. Some are a bit too small and some are too large but I found one that is absolutely perfect! I cut up heavy card stock to use as labeled dividers. Works great!
I can't quite 'see' this. Do you mean that the tubes/sleeves are approx 2 1/2" square and the fabric squares stand up along the length like biscuits/cookies?
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Originally Posted by Bobbinalong View Post
I can't quite 'see' this. Do you mean that the tubes/sleeves are approx 2 1/2" square and the fabric squares stand up along the length like biscuits/cookies?
Yes that’s what I do. I like that is a rigid container and easier to store.
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[QUOTE=Cattitude;8202859]Yes that’s what I do. I like that is a rigid container and easier to store.[

Thank you, I don't use much cling film/plastic wrap so I'll have to see if I can find a similar solution.
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Yes that’s what I do. I like that is a rigid container and easier to store.[

Thank you, I don't use much cling film/plastic wrap so I'll have to see if I can find a similar solution.
Solution found! A cereal box with the front cut out. Laid on it's back I can reinforce it by taping around the four sides and then put in some dividers. As I fill more than one box, they will stack easily and if I am feeling really organised I can label the sides for easy selection.

Do you think I looked like a mad woman cruising the aisles of the supermarket checking out the sizes of groceries with a tape measure? . . . . no need to answer that!!
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Solution found! A cereal box with the front cut out. Laid on it's back I can reinforce it by taping around the four sides and then put in some dividers. As I fill more than one box, they will stack easily and if I am feeling really organised I can label the sides for easy selection.

Do you think I looked like a mad woman cruising the aisles of the supermarket checking out the sizes of groceries with a tape measure? . . . . no need to answer that!!
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here is how I store them. Free by reusing, one container is from costco (from cookies I think) the other from a sandwich take away box. [ATTACH=CONFIG]608158[/ATTACH]I do add a piece of card board in between hope you can see that. (card board from something like a cereal box)
I use them for leaders and enders and make 4 patches, 8 and 16 patches. But I like the idea I read from here about making 9 patches, going to try that with them next.
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