Handy Storage Gear Items To Make For The Home
Here’s a nice collection of free patterns and tutorials for making organizers and storage solutions for the home. Some have been moved here from previous features but there’s a bunch of new stuff too, enjoy!
Painted Apple Baskets: If you have the room for them, these are great for organizing all kinds of produce and goodies in the pantry.
Picture Frame Remote Caddy: Turn an 8×10 Picture Frame, padding and decorative cloth into a handy storage center for your remote controls.
Boxes & Drawer Dividers: Here is a method to make lovely
sturdy boxes in any size at all. Tutorial via pdf download (free).
Hanging Fabric Pouches: Pretty fabric baskets hung from a curtain rod or wooden dowel.
No Interfacing Storage Baskets: These are washable, just pop out the card inserts first and then re-insert after washing.
Cookie Tin Storage Bins: Cover tins with decorative paper, make cardboard inserts and voila! pretty storage containers.
Basket Table: Storage on Wheels: This mobile end table organizes clutter with the flip of a lid, and can be whisked off to wherever it’s needed.
Structured Fabric Baskets: Nested fabric baskets (large and small companion) with handles, use to organize and tote supplies.
Hanging Book Storage: Fabric hung on wooden dowels or curtain rods, a little sewing is involved.
Covered Wooden Drawers: Patterned origami paper is used to transform plain wooden drawers.
Fabric Buckets: Made with fabric (for both outer and lining), light wadding and fusible interfacing.
Wire Baskets: You’ll need about 4 feet of wire (1/2″ woven is used in the tutorial), wire snips and needle nose pliers to make these.
Hemp Basket: (crochet) Has a twisted rope handle on either side, measures about 11″ x 5″ when finished.
Ticky-Tacky Boxes: A yard of medium to lightweight canvas will yield a set of six.