and it's pretty, too! Organizing embroidery floss on clothes pins - because the plastic bobbins are really expensive, and the cardboard ones don't always hold up. If you don't wrap it super tight, you could still open and close the pins enough to clip them someplace - maybe if you use a clipboard to hold your patterns?
I really love how this looks, so colorful! The blogger said she did this for her daughter who makes friendship bracelets - and the clothes pins make perfect sense for that too. Click the link to go to the original blog post. (And yes, I found this on Pinterest - pinned it to my "Wish I'd Thought Of It" board.)