Awhile ago, while looking around on the web I came across something that is a very necessary item for my sewing room. A Pin Cushion Thread and Scrap Catcher. I found the directions at the website I list below and finally went about making my own.
Here is mine.
Here is the website where I found the directions.
Try it, it isn't too hard and I think it is well worth the effort. I hope it makes the area around my sewing machine neater looking.