Friday, October 31, 2008

Getting reorganinzed

I have been busy refolding and reorganizing my new shelving unit this week. It is hard to decide where I want to put things but I am pretty much finished now and I have lots of room to add more fabric! It is nice to find some things that I had long forgotten about. The Ikea cupboards have pull out drawers that are large and easy to pull out for storing the fabric. I now have a Dear Jane drawer, a special fabric drawer ( wool, silk etc) and a Projects drawer - a drawer of batting and fusible web, a Notions drawer, Fat Quarter drawer -- and so on - I have a 12 large drawers and two shelves. As you can see I still have a couple of storage containers under the table. I think a sewing room is ALWAYS a work in progress!!

My side of the room.



Jim's side of the room. Now he has work to do!






These are the blocks I completed at the retreat on Saturday. I really love this Peace on Earth fabric. I still have one more block that is almost completed and then I am caught up to November.





And I am also working on a Professional bag for myself - like the one I made for Jessica. The outside is completed - now to do the inside.

Happy Halloween - I am off to work for 4 hours today.
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9 comments:

  1. These blocks are great! Next retreat I have to spend a bit more time checking out everyone else's projects :o) I really need a special bag to carry all my retreat stuff... Yours looks wonderful!

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  2. Yours sewing room looks wonderful! You must be thrilled to have all that wonderful storage!
    Love those blocks. The fabric is wonderfully rich!

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  3. Sounds like you're getting all organized. That's a task that I rather enjoy, as compared to other housekeeping tasks. My problem is that once I've got things are sorted and stored away, I sometimes don't remember their new locations. ;D

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  4. Your room is coming together nicely, such organisation.I like the bag with handy places to put thing in, I have yet to find an easy place in a bag to put the car kleys when you aren't wearing pockets so to speak.

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  5. LOL! You are much neater than your husband! I love the Piece on Earth fabrics too. Your blocks are wonderful. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. It made my day!

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  6. Your side of the room is looking good. My sewing room is looking more like Jim's side. Like the projects you were working on at retreat.

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  7. Your sewing room looks great and what a nice surprise to get that awesome storage shelf with drawers. I love your blocks, how big will the quilt be when done? The back wall is a little empty, maybe a good place to hang a new quilt.

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