Her crochet hooks are inside, along with several of her afghan patterns. I especially like this one, Indian Paint Brush, that is in her handwriting. And below is her afghan made from this pattern.
This bright tin was always near the sewing machine and filled with pins and needles and lace. There are lots of wooden spools, and the pin cushion we always used.
I imagine this has something to do with why I favor bright colored fabric!