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I quilted my drawers!

Old 01-09-2014, 11:42 AM
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We recently decided to move my quilting studio from the building we have out back (DH has had designs on it since he started wood working a few years ago) to the upstairs bonus room. Bonus room is a little larger but the big plus is the large storage room it has. I will post pics of the room when it is finished but I wanted to share my newly organized fabric storage wall. I already had a legal sized file cabinet for fabric but I bought some more off Craig's list for $30 and instead of painting them (It's too cold out to paint) I used scrap book paper and duct tape to pretty them up.

I've been working on a scrap quilt project for a while and I had put out a call to all my sisters for any scraps they could donate to the cause. Not only got them from sisters but from Daughters in law too! (thanks Lisa!) Most of the piecing is done, but now I have all these scraps left over.....what to do with them....???? I made cloth bags that will hang in a file drawer. Just simple bags with squared off bottom and a casing for the hangers to slip into. I made the bottoms 8 inches wide and added a little elastic at the top to kind of hold things in a bit. Each drawer holds 3 bags with room to spare and each bag is the same color as the scraps it is holding. I think I have a few more scrappy quilts in my future!!!
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Old 01-09-2014, 11:48 AM
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Oh!! You are so clever. I am jealous. I have all my fabric in paper ream boxes. Never thought of what you did. So organized are you
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Old 01-09-2014, 11:53 AM
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You have awesome ideas...how fun. It will be to work in your cheerful and bright area.

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Oh Wow!! I love all the clever things you made. What great ideas.
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Old 01-09-2014, 11:55 AM
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Best ideas ever!
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Old 01-09-2014, 12:10 PM
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Fantastic storage solution!
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Old 01-09-2014, 12:14 PM
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SO CUTE! I keep saying I will do that to mine...but I never get around to it. Yours are just ADORABLE!
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Oh my, I thought you had quilted your underwear.

I really like your filing cabinet storage.
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​Looking mighty spiffy!
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Oh my! You are clever!! And this has given me and idea of what to do to help my storage problems in my little room. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!
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