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    Super Member MissyGirl's Avatar
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    I need some serious help with organizing my fabric. I must have 200+ yards of fabric. I need ideas on how I can fold it or whatever so that it gets organized. I do not mind having to buy something to make this possible but I have no clue and where to even begin.

    Thanks so much in advance!

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    Super Member Kathy N's Avatar
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    I bought clear rubbermaid containers that stacked on top of each other. I then sorted by color and labeled each one accordinging. It makes it much faster to find a piece I need using the clear containers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MissyGirl
    I need some serious help with organizing my fabric. I must have 200+ yards of fabric. I need ideas on how I can fold it or whatever so that it gets organized. I do not mind having to buy something to make this possible but I have no clue and where to even begin.

    Thanks so much in advance!

    Missy
    you could cut cardboard and roll it onto it like they do in the fabric store,,??? or put it in clear bins with labels,,like pastels,, dark,, ????

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    I fold mine over a 6 or 8 inch ruler. If you don't feel like doing that, you can send it to me :-P

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    Quote Originally Posted by virtualbernie
    I fold mine over a 6 or 8 inch ruler. If you don't feel like doing that, you can send it to me :-P
    I will try folding it over the ruler. I so love my fabric. I just need to be able to get to it easier.

    This fabric addiction is just a blast!

    Missy

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    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-43871-1.htm


    Here is a tute on organizing your fabric.

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    I just finished a similar project, I had 38 bins of fabric in a variety of lengths. I sorted them according to size, then color. I put the FQ's into 2 bins, and sorted the longer lengths into color, then the large pieces. I ended up with 20 large bins packed with fabric, but it is now accessible and organized.

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    glad you got your fabric organized, now you can sew sew sew

    Quote Originally Posted by quilter1
    I just finished a similar project, I had 38 bins of fabric in a variety of lengths. I sorted them according to size, then color. I put the FQ's into 2 bins, and sorted the longer lengths into color, then the large pieces. I ended up with 20 large bins packed with fabric, but it is now accessible and organized.

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    This is what I did and I am very pleased with how it turned out. :D :D :D

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-37464-1.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kathy N
    I bought clear rubbermaid containers that stacked on top of each other. I then sorted by color and labeled each one accordinging. It makes it much faster to find a piece I need using the clear containers.
    Thats what I do too. However I am limited to what I can fit under the table in my sewingroom/library. :)

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