DIY And CraftsSmall Sewing Space Tip #3: Think Outside the Box By Andrea on June 21, 2010 | Updated June 2, 2022 | Rate Recipe Source: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 3. Think outside the box. Get creative with your space! Have a hall closet? Hang your fabric, or even put your desk in there! Hang your ribbon, or put it in a straw container! Use magnet strips to hold your scissors or containers of buttons! See all the tips HERE.