The clever design includes a box for odds and ends, pincushion and thread catcher. These are all detachable and can be moved to the sewing room or elsewhere as needed. Pockets on both sides can be customized to fit specific tools or left large to hold just about anything.
A piece of sheet metal is sewn into the top of the organizer and magnets hold the interchangeable items in place. That also means a magnetic pin bowl will stay in place, as well.
Instructions are provided for cutting your own sheet metal and magnet shapes. Or purchase the hardware kit and just focus on the sewing.
Choose fabrics in colors that you enjoy and have fun putting your organizer together. Once it’s done you’ll wonder how you ever got along without it!
The “Mini Maker Station”, designed by Nicole Young from Lillyella, includes instructions for two sizes – 7” wide or 9” wide by 17” long. The length can also be adjusted to fit your chair.
Nicole hosted a sew-a-long that provides tips and tutorials for making the organizer. You can access them all at the link below. Start with the article at the bottom and move your way up as you go along.
You may want to read them all before you start, as she provides ideas for customizing the organizer in various places.
The hardware kit is available at the link below.
See the “Mini Maker Station” in other colors and with variations here.
Image Source: The organizer at the top of the page was made by Wanda.