Sewing Machine Mat - love this! Never thought to make the hanging pockets part of a table runner for the sewing machine.

Make a clever sewing mat with pockets for storing tools close at hand. -- "Bloom" Sewing Machine Mat Finished: Show and Tell.

Sewing room organizer The Noble Quilter carries patterns to create one of these handy thread catchers.

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Thread catcher and pincushion. Love that the basket stays open and the cool scissor holder. but what am I going to use to catch my thread while I'm sewing the thread catcher?