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Project Box - pouch - tote   General Discussion

Started Feb-8 by Pirate (PIRATE_SR); 318 views.
YDritch

From: YDritch

Feb-9

Lovely for sure, but $75?  I think I'd go with a fishing tackle box and some baggies!

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

Feb-9

YDritch said:

Lovely for sure, but $75?  I think I'd go with a fishing tackle box and some baggies!

You and I think alike!!

re $75, true, but it is still pretty to look at.  My break even point is somewhere around $30 for a fun container, though I enjoy I enjoy it even more when free. 

My favorite sewing kit right now is a lovely paper covered box that I received as a gift - no idea what came in it.  I think it might have been stationary but it's been at least 20 years.  I've kept it because it is very sturdy and just so pretty.  Recently I started using it for my hand piecing and it works great.   It is just the right size to sit in my lap.  And I can close it up very quickly when I need to go - much faster than the bag I was previously using and it stays on my lap better too.  A piece of sand paper fits in the top nicely for tracing templates.  I've thought about trying to attach some kind of string or band to close it, but for now I just use a large rubber band.  It could also use handles but I have a bag from a long ago retreat that it fits in well so that works.   One end has gotten torn which makes me sad, I've thought about trying to glue reinforcement inside but I don't think it will hold.  I also need to make a little tray of some kind to keep my scissors & bobbins from rolling around, something temporary that i can remove later.  It is great to use and I can find it easily when I leave it laying around the house in different locations.

Midkid5

From: Midkid5

Feb-9

Would fabric modpodged to the inside work to reinforce it?

Jo

Thank you for not saying "modge podged" -- that is so irritating.  LOL  

maybe.  I'm irritated at myself for not taking better care of it.  I'll give the modpodge a try on the inside.  

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