We took a look inside top designers project bags to see what they carry with them. We saw different tools that they kept in their bags and different ways of storing them. Doing some research I found the Mary Poppins of notion boxes and I want to share it with you.
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Inside Your Project Bag:
After taking a look inside a few designers project bags I noticed that not everyone talked about their notions. Some designers did share about their notions but I realized there wasn’t a great way to store them. I started to do some research online and found a great solution to hold all of your items.
When I first got my tin and opened it up to see what was inside I thought it was Mary Poppins bag. Every time I thought that I was at the end of what was in the tin there was something else to pull out.
Creating with Sticks Notion Tins:
Over at Creating with Sticks you will a variety of items. They sell yarn, patterns and their notions tins. While working on the “What’s in your project bag” post I realized that I needed something better to organize my notions. After doing some searching I found Creating with Sticks on Etsy.
Knitting Notions Tins are here to keep you organized and let you knit on the run. At Creating with Sticks you will find a wide variety of lids that fit your personality. There are both knitting and crochet tins that are focused on the particular craft. If you do both crafts I recommend that you pick up a knitting tin.
I love that the tin is smallenough to make it easy to throw in any project bag and contains everything that I need. When I first got my tin I tested it out right away on a road trip and it was PERFECT! I could keep everything together and it didn’t take up as much room as what I normally carry (a crochet hook case with a range of hooks and notions).
Although the tin has everything that you would need (including a pencil) there is a little bit of room left to add a few additional items should you want them. For my tin I threw in a few of the Susan Bates Knit Klips since I was putting motifs together on my trip. There was just enough room to add a few for my trip that I could take out later when I wasn’t using it.
Not only are these tins the perfect accessory for your own project bag, it is a great gift for your yarny friends.
A Look Inside the Notions Box:
Inside the Knitting version of the notions tin you will find the following items.
- Tape measure
- Mini Snips
- Finishing Needle (x2)
- Stitch Markers
- Cable needles (x3)
- Row Counter
- Needle stoppers (x2)
- Stitch holder
- Mini crochet hook
I hope that you have fallen in love with these notion tins and want to get one for each of your project bags. Marly Bird followers are able to purchase their own tin with a 10% off coupon (shipping extra). To get your discount use the coupon code MARLYBIRD at check out. The coupon will apply to everything in the shop (except shipping costs). Coupon expires October 1, 2018.
For Marly Bird followers Creating with Sticks is offering one reader the chance to win their very own notions tin. All you need to do is use the rafflecopter form below to enter. The giveaway is for US residents only. Enter before midnight MST on Tuesday August 7th, 2018. Your email address is required to enter the giveaway but we will not sell your information and you will not be automatically added to our mailing list. If you would like to subscribe to our mailing list so that you don’t miss anything please sign up through our newsletter form.