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    fabric storage

    My niece sent me this link. Clever idea. http://sewmanyways.blogspot.com/2012...ng-update.html

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    I wouldn't care for it as wouldn't have rom for all the boxes.

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    That's a great idea, I need to do something in my quilting room so I can have more room!

    delma

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    It is a clever idea! Thanks for posting.

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    Oh my goodness! Who'da thought. I love the way it looks.

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    Anyone watched the video that Eleanor Burns made with her son. They where hiding and storing the fabric everwhere! It was so funny to see it!
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    the method seems a little anal retentive. i would hate to have to move boxes when looking for the right color i need. also, what if you want to match some fabrics in order to make a quilt. gee whiz! you would have boxes all over the floor. looks like too much trouble to me. i put most of my fabrics that are more than a half of a yard in see-through boxes, and the extra large pieces, like for backings, have their own special place.

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    Great idea if you don't have much fabric!
    Here is a peek at my studio.
    Bolts are two deep -- and there are another 15 shelves like these
    Filing cabinet would not work.


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    Many years working in government offices and warehouses taught me that cardboard boxes and envelopes are favorite homes for cockroaches - they love to eat the glue! Walmart, as well as office supply stores, sell similar plastic file storage containers. I recommend using the plastic if you really like this idea. The plastic costs a bit more, but will also outlast the cardboard by a long time.
    Shirley in Arizona

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    Brilliant idea!!

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    I love it!!!
    There is no place like home!

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    The file cabinet idea is good in theory but I would need too many cabinets and I agree about the cardboard ones. Book cases suit me fine.

    piney

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    Great idea using file folders!

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    Thanks for sharing....That is some great ideas. I found foam board at the dollar store yesterday. I was able to get four
    boards per sheet to store my fabric but this seems like even a better idea.

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