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Old 01-16-2013, 11:40 AM
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I use something similar but a bit larger and store my rotary cutter blades in it too, new and used. The used ones are great for cutting paper projects.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:35 PM
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Great idea!
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:58 PM
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I bought 4 last year on sale. I love them to keep pins in. Safety, ball head, flat heads, one on cutting table to put squares of fabric for that stamp quilt I hope to make some day.
I love how you can drop them and they never pop open, unless you open them!
Thanks for sharing, I had not thought about sharing.
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:22 PM
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I see this is an older post but I want to add that I use a container like that and I blue tape the package of the needle I have in the machine, on to the container top. I change thread and quilt on painted fabrics often which sometimes requires a change in needle and I can quickly see what size/which needle is in the machine. If it is a project with days of quilting I may write the date on the tape too so I'll know when the needle was new.
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Pat Grant View Post
Here's my answer for storage of machine needles. This little plastic box holds 12 pkgs. of needles and comes in many other sizes. I use another one to keep my quilting safety pins in. I bought them at Office Max but assume any office supply store has them. The boxes snap closed on the sides so no spills.
Don't you just love these boxes....they are the ones that I wrote about in an earlier post. I bought mine at Staples and got some of them at the unbelievable price of 25 cents..on one of their specials...couldn't beat that.I have them for almost everything small enough to fit in them.
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:39 PM
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I use a little cabinet that used to hold different sized screws and nails. It has 12 small drawers. Each drawer holds a different sized machine needle or thimbles, etc.
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Old 07-01-2019, 07:03 AM
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I keep mine in an Art Bin, I take the cardboard off just keep them in the plastic container they come in the size and manufacturer is on that. Takes up less room and I don't need the cardboard.
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