Bev from Flamingo Toes shares a tutorial showing how to make a sewing tool caddy and pincushion. The base is a 3×3 wood block, wrapped with a fabric strip to hold tools and topped with a matching pincushion. The compact caddy holds your basic notions without taking up too much of a footprint on your sewing space. Get the tute.
[photo from Flamingo Toes]