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Old 08-30-2014, 04:53 AM
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Ok, I say I creatively organize. I really need help in organizing my fabric. Do you put colors together, no matter the size? Organize by size? I do have my holiday fabric together, but that's it. Help! I'm determined to get this done! Thanks!
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Old 08-30-2014, 05:03 AM
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I organize by colour.
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Old 08-30-2014, 05:09 AM
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I keep "theme" fabric together and if they are multiple fabrics all of the same collection together. Otherwise by color. I don't have near the stash as many on here, so I'm looking forward to hearing other responses.
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Old 08-30-2014, 05:20 AM
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My flannels (non-holiday) go together in one section, holiday fabric (Christmas, Easter, Halloween, 4th of July) and can be a mix of fabric texture. Solids in another by color, then by color quilting cottons. Knits have their own section (small). Most on comic book boards with amount of fabric attached with post it notes.
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Old 08-30-2014, 05:33 AM
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Mine is organized by color and specialty (Christmas, Halloween, 30's, solids, etc.) I didn't use comic boards -- didn't want to take up the space. I ruler folded my fabric. It is stored in drawers--all sizes are together.
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Old 08-30-2014, 05:39 AM
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I keep all my fall colors together and Christmas. Other than that its by color, unless I have several pieces in 1 line , than they are all together.
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Old 08-30-2014, 06:02 AM
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Most of my fabrics are sorted by background colors, with the exception of Christmas and flannels. The flannels are all in large plastic totes, since I don't use them a lot.
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Old 08-30-2014, 06:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Nammie to 7 View Post
Mine is organized by color and specialty (Christmas, Halloween, 30's, solids, etc.) I didn't use comic boards -- didn't want to take up the space. I ruler folded my fabric. It is stored in drawers--all sizes are together.
this is the way i do it too. except mine is in a storage closet on shelves
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Old 08-30-2014, 06:11 AM
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I also sort mainly by background color. I need to see all my stash, so I have it folded on shelves. When I buy several fabrics from one line, I keep those together. I keep scraps too small to fold in a bottom drawer, and when that's full, I transfer to garbage bags.
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Old 08-30-2014, 06:23 AM
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I pretty much go my own way on that. I have Christmas in one box, but some others are by color, EXCEPT for the batiks. They are together. That might seem a bit silly for some, but it works for me. I can find just about anything I need.
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