By Handmade Charlotte

Image courtesy of the lovely allsorts blog

If you are anything like me, your sewing room could use a little help.  who has time to get organized when there are so many wonderful things to create?  The truth is, an organized sewing room will actually make your life much easier and give you more freedom to create.  Here are 10 tips for organizing your sewing space to help you get started..
If you are anything like me, your sewing room could use a little help. Who has time to get organized when there are so many wonderful things to create? The truth is, an organized sewing room will actually make your life much easier and give you more freedom to create.


Transform an unused cabinet into a self-contained storage area to keep your sewing machine and other supplies out of sight. (Source)
Hang a piece of cardboard above your work area to organize all of your supplies.
Store your ribbon and other embellishments in clear jars to keep them easily visible and close at hand. (Source)
 Muffin pans are perfect for storing buttons, pins, and other small supplies. (Source)
This DIY Framed Thread Holder is the perfect solution for organizing all of your Coats & Clark Thread.
Straw dispensers make storing and retrieving your ribbon a simple task. (source)
That unused CD rack made obsolete by iTunes is the perfect spot for storing folded fabric!(source)
Keep your spools accessible and tangle free by using a hammer and nail to pierce a hole in the metal lid of a glass jar. Follow this tutorial to create under-the-shelf storage for your supplies using baby jars.
This lovely DIY Embroidery Hoop Storage Project is perfect for adding a little personality to your sewing space while keeping it organized.
How do you keep your sewing space organized?
About the Author


Lynn is Director of Consumer Services with Coats & Clark.

5 Responses to 10 ways to Organize Your Sewing Room
  1. Great ideas! I am working on my sewing room right now.

  2. Love all u ideas!! But the material cd holder was tops!! I plan to redo my sewing room next week!! It really makes sewing so much more enjoyable!!! Joy in Jesus.!!

  3. Just pinned this on pinterest! Have done something similar with a hutch but think its time to add a cork board! Thanks for the ideas to stay organized!

  4. Hey that’s great… I think I should try this out. Thanks for sharing.

  5. I think you meant pegboard instead of cardboard in the first tip…


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