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Just Could Not Take The Mess Anymore

Old 02-26-2016, 10:47 AM
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I have been trying to get organized (probably since birth) and I decided that I should take on the fabric stash. It had been living in a deep linen closet (0fficial storage area, in reality it was piled up everywhere), but then I had to store the "linens" somewhere else. Actually got rid of all extra sheets for the guest beds. I had the wall knocked down between two bedrooms to enlarge my sewing space and still was messy. So, I cleaned out the bedroom's 2 closets, bought a new dresser, cleaned out another dresser (already in room) and made a new ironing board station. I dedicated one closet to Christmas and luggage and the other one to sewing.[ATTACH=CONFIG]543538[/ATTACH] This is a $39.00 dresser from IKEA. All wood. I put my ironing mat on top and have three drawers for fabric.

[ATTACH=CONFIG]543540[/ATTACH]Old dresser I bought. Each drawer has a different color in it.

[ATTACH=CONFIG]543541[/ATTACH]Wall storage I put up.

This made a dent in my stash and for the most part it is organized.
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Old 02-26-2016, 10:57 AM
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Well done! Put a matching sheet of coloured construction paper in the front of the bins by the window so the fabrics don't fade.
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Oh my, you have been very busy. It looks great.
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Good job! Great idea to use the chest for both fabric storage and ironing station.

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Anxious to see the rest of your room. Looks great.
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Looking good. Be careful of the indirect sunlight coming thru the window. Some projects in the clear bins can start to fade after 6 months. My reproduction fabric got it and I have over a dozen that are faded on the fold. I would hang a rod from the ceiling with a curtain that the light could not penetrate. You can always open it when using with curtain ties. Just a suggestion.
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You have really been work hard! Great job.
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you must feel a whole lot better with the accomplishments you have made so far... looks like you have it under control (at least for now)
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Nice and neat! Bet that feels good.
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I like the removing walls part !!!!!!! Quilting Priority, Yea, Yea, you go girl !
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