Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures > Mission: Organization
What do you use to carry notions to retreats or sewing sessions? >

What do you use to carry notions to retreats or sewing sessions?

What do you use to carry notions to retreats or sewing sessions?

Old 08-26-2019, 04:05 AM
  #11  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Florida
Posts: 4,781
Default

I have duplicates of everything in my rolling tote, even and older cutting mat because that is what I seem to forget the most. I keep everything in a recycled swiffer wet pad container with a rubber band around it. Everything but the rotary cutter and supplies. I keep those in a zippered pillowcase bag.
toverly is offline  
Old 08-26-2019, 05:06 AM
  #12  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 251
Default

Look online for the Bionic Bag - it holds a Lot of stuff. And if you keep spare set of everything in it, you can just grab it with your sewing machine, and you're ready to go sew!

Last edited by QuiltnNan; 08-26-2019 at 07:39 AM. Reason: shouting/all caps
RN-Quilter is offline  
Old 08-26-2019, 05:27 AM
  #13  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Valley City, OH
Posts: 198
Default

"By Annie" has a bunch of patterns to make different notion carriers. Really cute stuff and wonderful directions.
Sewgood is offline  
Old 08-26-2019, 06:45 AM
  #14  
Power Poster
 
sewbizgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 21,241
Default

Yes, you can make your own organizers for sewing stuff with patterns from ByAnnie. Her bags are great!

https://www.byannie.com/patterns/lets-get-organized

I've made several of her bags. The "Catch All Caddy" is my favorite for carrying supplies.

img_4591.jpg

img_4594.jpg
sewbizgirl is offline  
Old 08-26-2019, 07:21 AM
  #15  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Southwest
Posts: 709
Default

Thank you everyone for all the great ideas! Love that rotary cutter bag.....so cute. I also love the swiffer refill container idea. You all got me thinking it may be time for me to plunge into making something that will work for me. Thanks for the bionic bag suggestion and the "By Annie" option. I may just have to browse the internet today! Thanks!
NoraB is offline  
Old 08-26-2019, 07:52 AM
  #16  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Southern USA
Posts: 12,085
Default

I have duplicates of most of my sewing notions and basic rulers that stay packed in the case for classes and retreats. I keep the travel case and class machine in rolling tote in the foyer closet so it's ready to go as I go out the front door. All I have to do is toss the fabric needed in a bag. I never have to spend time packing sewing items. I go to a lot of classes and retreats and it's a waste of time to have to pack each time.
Onebyone is offline  
Old 08-26-2019, 10:58 AM
  #17  
Super Member
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Sunny Florida
Posts: 3,251
Default

It's quite a task to pack for class. It usually takes 3 trips to load up everything. LOL!

I use a double-sided tackle box. It sits next to my machine at home. It travels easily with the locked tabs. I like to see the items and not have to check pockets here and there. This always has bobbins ready, marker, tweezers, small scissors and packs of needles. The bottom layer holds the ruffler foot, q-tips, tapes, and threads.

The only items not in the box are the rotary cutter, mats, or rulers. Those go into the large tote bag.
Rhonda K is online now  
Old 08-26-2019, 11:02 AM
  #18  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: MN
Posts: 22,789
Default

Be sure to mark your items so that they can be easily identified - - -
bearisgray is offline  
Old 08-26-2019, 11:41 AM
  #19  
Senior Member
 
pegquilter8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Lost in my stash- do not find
Posts: 504
Default

I use a rolling tote for machine and lamps.But have a toe bag made to slide over the handle of the rolling tote. It hold project and notions box. All duplicates of my sewing room. The cushion for my chair slides over handle and then the bag. One trip and I am ready to roll
I have seen a hardware store suitcase that had a million pockets and she loaded it up with her entire sewing space. Too much work for me. I like grab and go.
pegquilter8 is offline  
Old 08-26-2019, 02:48 PM
  #20  
Super Member
 
Dolphyngyrl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Southern California
Posts: 6,172
Default

Bionic gear bag
Dolphyngyrl is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Kristin476
Main
89
02-29-2020 09:53 PM
chislett
Pictures
33
10-12-2017 01:14 PM
CAS49OR
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
12
07-16-2014 06:53 AM
GEMRM
Pictures
23
03-05-2014 04:38 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 Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.