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Organization of fat quarters???

Old 08-17-2010, 12:23 PM
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How do you sort and store a gazillion fat quarters. My system is
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:27 PM
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So is mine lol :D
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:30 PM
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I have a double dresser in my sewing room. I have cardboard trays with the fat quarters (& smaller pieces) separated by color & faned out on the cardboard trays. They stack well & I can quickly pick up a tray to select the color I need. This also keeps what I have from getting buried & I always can see what I have. It's like shopping in my own sewing room.
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:41 PM
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Sort them by color into clear plastic binds
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:45 PM
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I have a white free standing thingy that my kids had for their c-d's and 8 track music. A fat quarter fits when it is folded in half. It has eight sections and I keep the colours seperate. Really looks organized and pretty.
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:47 PM
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Mine are in drawers sort of like filed. They are folded and placed on an edge, so I can see all the colors at a glance. They are sorted by colors/ theme (circles/dots; red and white- actually they have their own draw).

They can also be stored in a cd file.
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:58 PM
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I fold mine with a five inch ruler, then take the strip and fold into five inch squares. From there, they are stored in the order of how I store my larger cuts, but in baskets.
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Old 08-17-2010, 01:45 PM
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Mine are in underbed tote sorted by color they are on edge so I can see them all at a glance.My batiks are in a FQ storage bag purchased at Fabricland it has a clear top and I sort them by color also.
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Old 08-17-2010, 01:48 PM
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Here's a link to a system I made http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-33886-3.htm
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Old 08-17-2010, 02:04 PM
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That looks great, but are the containers crates? or some kind of boxes?
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