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Thread: Craft/Sewing Room Update #8: Carpet and Cupbards

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    Craft/Sewing Room Update #8: Carpet and Cupbards

    #8 in the building of my sewing room - posts 1-7 are linked below.

    Update # 7: Craft/Sewing Room Update # 7: Trim
    Update #6: Craft/Sewing Room - Update #6 - A Baby and Paint
    Update # 5:
    Craft/Sewing Room Update #5: Drywall
    Update # 4: Craft/Sewing Room - Update # 4: Let There Be Light
    Update #3: Craft/Sewing Room: Update # 3: Framing
    Update # 2:
    Craft/Sewing Room - Update # 2
    First Post: Craft/Sewing Room - The Before Pictures

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    Above you can see that the carpet was installed, as well as the closet and corner shelf doors. I wasn't expecting that he would put a door on the corner cabinets - I had thought it was going to be open shelving. One less thing to keep neat! He started on the cabinets today. All the pot lights are now installed.

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    The cabinets will have a space in between them for a chair. There will be a countertop that spans the entire length of the cupboards. There is going to be under-cabinet lighting as well. I'm going to put my sewing table under the window. Check out the sewing room inspector in the foreground.

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    I'm going to ask him to reverse the location of the bottom cabinets, so that I have the drawer cabinet closest to the chair opening. You can see that the upper cabinet has not yet been hung. I can only have one upper here as the bulkhead for the duct work is in the way. He's going to put open shelves there instead of a second upper cabinet.

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    On this side, you can see that the lower drawers are right next to the chair opening, which is where I want them on both sides.

    I haven't been doing any quilting for over a week. I have two tops ready to pin baste and I'm waiting until I have room to set up my tables so that I can clamp the backing, batting and top to it and pin. Right now I don't have room to set up the tables. I don't really want to start anything new as I would really have to dig to get at my stash for my next project. So now we wait. I'm hoping that maybe this weekend I can start putting things away in the cupboards.
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    Your sewing room is going to be near perfect. Well thought out and well put together. Can hardly wait to see it complete!

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    It is going to be beautiful. I know you can't wait to get it finished. I love it.

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    Great looking room. Where did you get the cabinets on wheels. I've been looking for those kind of white cabinets at local Home Depot and Lowes. Couldn't find them.

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    You can buy the wheels and have them put on any cabinet you want. Just look in the automotive section for the wheels. I have some that I am waiting on my DSIL to help me with. Probably be this summer. Bought the ones that with go completely around (swivel type) they are a little spendy but you can make your own shelving and put them on cheaper than buy standard cabinets.

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    That is looking so nice. Look forward to the finished area, and you at your sewing machine.
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    and not of wood and stone,
    a place where happiness lives
    and memories are sewn.

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    It is looking wonderful. Can hardly wait for you to be sewing again , right after you send us a finished picture.

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    awsome....following each step of the way.......wow!!!!!

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    Awesome! It has been fun to watch! I want you to get moved in so we can see it all put together! What a fun trip, especially for you!!!
    Lori McC

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    It's lookin good! I think I'm getting almost as excited as you must be. I've really enjoyed the progress reports and photos you've been posting. Can't wait for that final picture!!!

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