Friday, January 18, 2013
Let the Good Times Roll!!!
I found this rolling sewing machine case at Walmart this morning. I needed a new tool bag. My old one was shot and it didn't roll either. This one was half price. Christmas promotional item. A friend that works in the craft/fabric department found these in the warehouse and decided that they should be brought to the store and sold. She sold me one and then I sold her one... We are a menace to each other when it comes to supplies and tools.
This is a perfect solution. Zar and Tessie agree...They get to ride instead of walking from the workroom to the bedroom, where I am working on the Clockwork Cottage...And Tessie doesn't have to wear out her zapper either.
The handle locks in the up or down position. The thing has three big zipper compartments on the outside.
As you can see, it also has three see through zipper pockets in the lid.
I have a thing about lots of compartments...Therefore, I needed to divide the inside for my purposes also.
In my old, smaller bag, I utilized a number of plastic water bottles with the tops cut off.
With those and a compartmentalized silverware basket(sans handle) from the workroom, I now have lots of compartments to stand things up inside.
I know that this is not something that everybody will get excited about, but a few of you will be beating a hasty retreat to Walmart to look for these. I doubt if all of the Walmarts have them. It was sheer luck that they were still in the warehouse here.
There was an added bonus. The Terrible Two and Spike helped me sort things that had fallen into the old tool bag...
Tessie found my favorite beaded pencil. She says that I don't deserve it. I treated it badly....She is keeping it.
Spike found a few pieces of leftover food.
And best of all, Zar found his black leather motorcycle jacket...He refuses to let it go...He keeps hugging it and talking to it. Talk about embarrassing!
Oh! And I found the new fancy blades for my Exacto knife that are supposed to stay sharp longer and be stronger....We shall see...At least I am not hugging them or talking to them!
I am going now to see what else needs to be stashed in there...There is still a lot of space left!
See you tomorrow.