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Old 07-01-2019, 05:01 AM
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I have used tomato pincushions and marked each section with needle size
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Old 07-01-2019, 09:52 AM
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I store them in the original containers. Any used (but still usable) needles go into the little holes in storage container of the sewing machine. Once they are no longer usable, I have a pill bottle with a small hole I made on top and put them in there along with any dull or bent pins. Once it's full, the pharmacy will take them and dispose of them with their sharps.
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Old 07-04-2019, 03:14 PM
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Good ideas.
I keep them in the origional box, not the cardboard. A put 2 boxes of my favorites in the notions box for each machine. The rest are in an old Tupperware small storage box. Hand needles are in the box from hand work.
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Old 07-06-2019, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Rhonda K View Post
I use this box for storage. There are 18 compartments so plenty of room for different types and sizes. I put a green label on the serger needles so they aren't accidentally mixed in with other machines. Each section can hold 8 packs of needles.

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I use the same size box for storing machine feet. Each machine has a separate box that is labeled for the machine.
I'll try to pick one of these up next time I'm shopping. I use a lot of the clear containers with good closing snaps.
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Old 07-31-2019, 12:30 AM
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12bff2dd-13dc-475a-bb79-0c3d5d59d109.jpeg (This is my first photo upload here. I hope I did it correctly, not too big.). This is what I use. I get them from Michaels. They are supposed to hold the DMC embroidery floss cards. The sections fit my needles perfectly.
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Old 07-31-2019, 03:30 AM
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The only needles I keep separated are the needles for the 1500se. They are kept in a box with the machine parts and attachments. Other needles are kept in the little plastic containers that they came in when those needles are used up I will mark that container and fill it with needles of a single size to reuse them. I am not that organized with my needles.
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Old 10-22-2019, 04:57 AM
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I also keep them in their original packages. I sort them out by size using one of those plastic containers with dividers that can be rearranged to fit the size needed. I picked up a couple of these when I was into the hot fixed jewels.
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Old 10-22-2019, 08:30 AM
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mine is pretty simple... thin drawer probably from some mechanics garage sale, have used it forever.
I need to top up my filled bobbin supply!
I use the mirror compact to see where the needle goes.
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Old 11-16-2019, 07:45 PM
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I keep mine in the original containers in a binder that has plastic sheets for business cards. I then put them in order by size or type. I use a binder for both machine and hand stitching needles. It takes up very little space and I can easily find what I am looking for
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Old 11-28-2019, 04:57 AM
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Originally Posted by no1jan View Post
I keep mine in the original containers in a binder that has plastic sheets for business cards. I then put them in order by size or type. I use a binder for both machine and hand stitching needles. It takes up very little space and I can easily find what I am looking for
good plan ! I’m going to copy this ! Mine are in a small drawer that’s “too small” !
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