As long as I was taking pictures, I rounded up some of the stuff on my desk. The tins contain safety pins, straight pins, and bobbins. My seam ripper is never far away. I keep the scissors, rotary cutter, cutting board, and ruler handy, too. Sorry about the nasty reflections. At least I have light in my sewing area. More on my favorite sewing tools at www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/SewingMachine.