• Organization Tips

    Finding a place for all those ribbons

    I finally did it. I eliminated those steps down into the basement storage area to fetch three plastic shoe boxes filled with ribbons and rick-rack. I suspect there may be other ribbons lurking in cardboard boxes, left over from our move to this house back in 2005, but for now the bulk of my supply is located in my sewing studio, exactly where I need my ribbons to be. One day last year, when my husband and I browsed in a thrift store, he came home with a thimble rack that he bought for three dollars. “I know you don’t collect thimbles,” John told me, “but it seems like you…