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Thread: Finally; my sewing and craft room

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    Super Member wildyard's Avatar
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    Mar 2010
    Upstate NY, north of Syracuse Area
    You are about to see my new space. If you are claustrophobic, you might feel a little cramped. LOL. You will see how to pack a lot into a not so large space. I don't have my pegboard hung up yet but everything else is as it is going to stay. You will notice on my drawing table my thread and ribbon holders, which will be hung on the pegboard. I have made an ironing surface that can be used on my drawing table when it is adjusted down flat. For larger ironing needs, I use the back room. In the footwell of the desk you will see a large plastic bag. This holds the strips I have cut for my DGS's quilt which I am ready to start piecing now. A few strips are on the sewing desk beside my lovely new sewing machine!!!

    my new baby
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    my work triangle, sewing-painting-writing
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    beading and crafting work area plus writing desk
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    project and other storage in plastic drawers
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    sheet and fleece storage
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    FQ size fabrics storage in CD cabinet
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    more FQ size in another CD cabinet
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    more storage
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    my fabrics with the glass doors up
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    painting and beading supplies
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    my muse
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    Senior Member quiltstodo's Avatar
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    May 2010
    Santa Clara, CA
    I love your desk did you paint it?

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    Super Member UglyCook's Avatar
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    Apr 2010
    Auburn, WA
    It looks like you have made really good use of your space. Can't wait to see what you create!

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    Never thought of using a CD cab. good idea!

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    Super Member montanajan's Avatar
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    NW Montana
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    `FQs in a CD holder - you've given me an idea I can use!
    Love the way you've maximized use of your space.

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    Senior Member angelwatcher's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    Idaho Panhandle
    What a great space!! And so many different diversions..beading, painting, quilting!! I love it!!

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    Super Member scowlkat's Avatar
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    Love your sewing/quilting/crafting area! Especially like the fabric storage - is it a display case? You said the glass doors are up and I would love to have something that would keep some of the dust out.

    Congrats on your new baby!

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    Super Member Kitsapquilter's Avatar
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    Aug 2010
    Port Orchard WA
    Looks nice and tidy! New machine looks nice...what kind is it? Your fabric stash looks like you have plenty!!! I am sure you are going to enjoy your space.

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    Super Member wildyard's Avatar
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    Mar 2010
    Upstate NY, north of Syracuse Area
    I didn't paint the desk. We found it like that at a used furniture store and I fell in love with it.
    Check thrift stores for the CD storage units. I got that great wooden one that spins for only $4.99 and the black plastic one was 99 cents. I already had that little wicker bench and it just happened to fit perfectly on top of it.

    I have never bought a FQ except those in the basket that I got at Tuesday Morning for very low prices. Way less than a dollar each. Because I deconstruct clothing, pillow shams, cases, etc. I just fold fabrics that are FQ size and put them in the CD cabinets.

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    Super Member sewcrafty's Avatar
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    Feb 2010
    New Hampshire
    You've done an awesome job!

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