Amigurumay 2021 Day 2 ‘My Project Bag’

Amigurumay 2021 Day 2 ‘My Project Bag’

Day two of Amigurumay is ‘My Project Bag’. Ironically, I don’t have any unfinished projects in my project bag at the moment – highly unusual for me as I normally have a few different projects on the go. However, here’s my bag which I use to store my tools and other necessities.

Image showing crafting tools used by G Clark Hellery

I use one of the make up bags I made a while ago. They’re big enough to store a smallish ball of yarn, plus all my essentials. I always carry a little bunny tin which holds a tape measure, some pins, sewing needle and small scissors. My bag will also hold whichever crochet hook I need for that project as well as a pencil for writing patterns. There’s normally something which needs sewing up as well. Sewing up isn’t one of my favourite things so I always put it off. Currently I have an ichthyosaur brooch as we’ve been learning a lot about dinosaurs recently.

I keep the bulk of my tools in a small basket. I’m trying to be more organised so all my hooks are in a small cup, along with more pens and my ‘sharp’ scissors, as well as one of those head massagers. 

Crafting tools used by G Clark Hellery

As you can see, it also holds my notebook, a tin filled with my business stickers and assorted wires I use in my crochet. There’s also some handmade hand cream for dry hands and generally some stuffing. The project bag is useful for a specific project but my basket is my main storage space. I’ve learned that I need to be vaguely organised or I have a bad habit of losing bits of my kit. Searching for lost hooks means less time crafting!

How do you store your crafting kit?

Be sure to follow me on Instagram to see more of my makes. I’m always open to Commissions, or have a look in my Shop to see some of my other makes.

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