It’s tough to get things organized especially when you use them all the time. I have that problem, especially in my sewing room. I can’t get enough of making sewing projects left and right so I decided I have to find creative ways to keep me organized. If you have the same problem, I’m sharing this list of sewing room organization ideas that helped me out. Now, let’s get this DIY sewing room organization system started!
DIY Sewing Room Organization Ideas to Inspire Your Own!
1. DIY Magnetic Pin Holder
Never have a pin out of place with this adorable and brilliant DIY pin holder. It is practically easy as 1, 2, 3! One: Look for a dainty dish and a small bowl for the dish to sit on. Two: Turn the bowl upside down and attach magnets to the bottom of the dish. Three: Let the dish sit on the upside down bowl and voila! You’ve got a pin holder which will keep the pins in place. Isn’t it a fantastic idea?
2. Ribbon Scrap Organization
Love to use ribbons for your sewing projects? Have your ribbon scraps organized and ready for your next DIY project with this organization idea. It’s a pretty straightforward DIY sewing room organization hack using empty wooden spools, straight pins, and tape. Perhaps you now get the gist for this organization idea.
3. Fabric Box
Keep your fabrics in one place with this DIY box made from… guess what? Fabric! Even a DIY beginner can make this project with basic sewing skills. What’ even better about this project is you can easily fold and keep it when not is use — another pretty good organization hack!
4. Folding Fabric to Size
In case you need some tips on folding your fabric like a pro, check this sewing room storage hack. You’ll be surprised this nifty organization trick is made possible by a… drum roll please… cardboard! Yes! A piece of cardboard you can cut according to the size of your cabinets. Fold the fabric with the help of the cardboard and you’ll get yourself organized sewing storage cabinets!
5. Rolled Needle Case
Not exactly sewing needles but crochet needles. Since you’re organizing your sewing room, don’t forget your tools for crocheting too, right? This should be a great craft room ideas for small spaces.
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6. Giant Peg Board
Borrow a page from the arts and crafts section of the department store’s organization book. Isn’t it a bummer to fumble for what you need in boxes and cabinets where they are all mixed up? This giant pegboard will definitely let you breathe and work peacefully with your crafts.
7. How to Hang Ribbons
Save space and have an instant DIY wall art by simply hanging your ribbons with a rod and a string. Get your imagination going and do this easy organization hack.
8. Glass Canister Sewing Organizer
This glass canister sewing organizer is pretty much like how you would use mason jars to store supplies. For organizing thread spools, you will love this idea with a removable pincushion!
9. Fun and Easy Button Organization
It’s never fun to sort out buttons while doing a DIY project but it sure is lovely to see them in clear casing. I love collecting buttons and I definitely dig this button organization idea.
10. DIY Yard Storage
Don’t let your yarn get tangled up but have them organized with style. Clear up a space or portion of your cabinet or bookcase and some corrugated plastic to make this DIY yarn storage hack.
11. DIY Yarn Swatch Book
Got some yarn scraps, don’t throw them away but make a swatch book out of it. Working on your knit and crochet projects will be much easier with a yarn swatch book.
12. Magnetic Embellie Board
Store and organize your embellishments with style or even your buttons. A metal board and tin containers will do the trick for this magnetic storage idea.
13. Mason Jar Storage Shelf
14. DIY Embroidery Hoop Thread Rack
No, this is not a wall art, this is how you use an embroidery hoop thread rack to organize. Using your craft and sewing room tools as the same tools to organize stuff is simply a splendid idea.
15. Sewing Room Organization Inspiration
Are you designing a sewing room and need a few more ideas. Take this sewing room cabinet idea for your inspiration. Now if you can get your sewing room to look like this, and keep it the same way, you’re on point!
Want a little inspiration? Check out this organized sewing space from Made by Marzipan:
Any DIYer and crafter knows this for a fact: an organized room helps save time and a lot of trouble. What is even more important is the safety that a well-kept room entails. Have everything in their place from scissors down to your pins and let your creativity soar while getting organized. Take these DIY sewing room ideas and get yourself a sewing room you will want to live in!
Did you enjoy our list of DIY sewing room organization ideas? Let us know in the comments section below what your thoughts are on these organization ideas!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published 0n July 6, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.