Store Sewing Patterns in Ziplock Bags

I do a lot of sewing, using the same patterns over and over. After a while, I've lost pieces, which drives me nuts! I finally figured how to solve the problem. After I cut a pattern apart, I put it in a Ziploc bag, with it's envelope. I don't have to worry about pieces slipping out if it's turned upside down, and it's easy to store. Won't get torn or wet.


By crafty nanny from Hartwick, NY

January 13, 20100 found this helpful

I do that too. I also cut my pattern envelope down one side and across the bottom making a folder. You can put the pieces in the "folder" and see the back to read yardages through the plastic.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
January 14, 20100 found this helpful

Yup, when I make my own patterns I do this, too.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
January 14, 20100 found this helpful

I do the same thng, especially for ones that I use over and over.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Article
Patterns in manila files with envelop in plastic bag taped to outside.
Storing Sewing Patterns
Crafts SewingJanuary 14, 2009
Ziploc Bag
Using Ziploc Bags
Saving Money On Ziptop Bags, Coins in Zip-Lock Bag
Saving Money On Ziptop Bags
clothing pattern
McCall's Patterns Reviews
Bag aquarium.
Making a Ziplock Garden or Aquarium
Christmas Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on November 29, 2016 at 8:18:06 PM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!