Put a Household Staple to Use in the Sewing Room

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Make Money-Saving Organizers from Trash!

Surely you have empty toilet paper rolls on hand (or will soon!). Rather than toss them, put them to use helping things stay organized in the sewing room. Rolls from paper towels and gift wrap work too, and cut be cut to just the right length.

Lindsay Mayland and Elizabeth Stumbo from American Patchwork and Quilting demonstrate five clever ways to use toilet paper rolls in the following video. Their solutions are quick, easy, and a great use for everyday trash.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.

While plain rolls are handy, you may want to dress them up. That also can make the rolls sturdier and longer-lasting. The following ideas can get you started.

Put a Household Staple to Use in the Sewing Room

Wrapping paper and tape were used to cover the roll above, which is being used to corral a cord. Learn more and get other ideas for repurposing toilet paper rolls at Apartment Therapy.

Put a Household Staple to Use in the Sewing Room

Washi tape can be applied over the entire roll or in strips as shown above. Learn more and find other ideas at Craft Lovers.

Fabric can also be used to cover rolls. Cut it longer than the rolls and tuck the ends inside. Secure the fabric with glue and coat with one or more coats of Fabric Mod Podge.

Put a Household Staple to Use in the Sewing Room

Rolls stacked in a decorated box are great for keeping tools organized. Found at Prevention CDN NDG.

You’ll find a lot more creative ideas for recycling toilet paper rolls at this Google search.



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