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    My quilting room

    I thought these were going to be my mostly finished photos but the non slip paint is lifting in places so everything will have to be moved again so the floor can be repainted.
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    Great set-up. Paint the floors? Are they concrete?

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    Yes they are concrete.

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    In my sewing rm I have concrete floors and just put on a sealer and it lifted under the wheels of my chair from the plastic wheels going over it. is this where you are having trouble?
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    wow great room

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    I've been there, when my mom got sick (dementia) I moved in her house to care for her. The laundry room in the basement was the only place I could make a sewing room, I painted the floor with that non-slip paint but it just didn't work so went to carpet, love the carpet. The ceiling hadn't been finished, & since there was so many wires & pipes that I didn't think a ceiling would be possible I bought 5 made in China king size quilts for $25. each at K'Mart & used quilters tacks to put them up with. I bought white quilts in a wedding ring pattern, like that too. People that see it think it looks good.

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    Love your room, so glad to see I am not the only one the decorates their sewing machine : )
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    Love the butterflies! So much space would be nice to have.

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    Try putting some sand in the paint to help with the non slip issues. My ex (divorce finalized as of 11/1/12 woohoo!!) is a painter and they use sand in paint for floors all the time and on painted stairs too. Make sure the paint you purchase is floor paint too. )

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    Lovely set up....but where is all your fabric???????
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    what a nice and airy space to work in-great looking
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    Concrete floors can be a problem. I used a really good concrete paint in my sewing room and it started coming up in one week. In my bedroom I used the leftover wall paint and it is still good 2 1/2 years later. Go figure!
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    Love your room!!!!!

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    Great room......

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    Thank you for all your kind words. The floor was treated with acid first and the paint which was specific for concrete floors had an additive like a fine sane in it. DH mate who is a retired painter supervised the job. He couldn't do it himself as he had a stroke earlier in the year. He is coming after New Year to paint it again. The paint lifted mainly where my feet are under the tables but other patches have lifted too. Disappointing to say the least.
    If the problem can't be fixed I will lay vinyl flooring.

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    For Hilary

    I haven't sorted all my fabrics yet but must admit I couldn't believe how much I had stashed away. This is just a small part of my stash. I ended up buying another cupboard and will still have some in plastic bins.
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    Very nice and lovely fabric!
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    We had our back porch cement floor painted. The guy said if the cement was poured without a moisture barrier the paint would peel. The cement floor in garage has a barrier and the paint hasn't peeled but the back porch floor peeled in a month. Moisture is in the cement if it has no moisture barrier underneath. We scraped the back porch floor smooth and have to leave it natural cement because of the no barrier. Who pours cement flooring with no moisture barrier? DH asked the previous owner/builder why did he do such a stupid thing. His reply was he saved money because it was just a porch floor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by katesnanna View Post
    I haven't sorted all my fabrics yet but must admit I couldn't believe how much I had stashed away. This is just a small part of my stash. I ended up buying another cupboard and will still have some in plastic bins.
    Thanks for pics...I feel better now!!! Your fabrics look so beautifully organised and I love the colours!!!
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    Looks good! Enjoy.
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    What a pretty and cute white sewing room! Do what you wanna do as long as you are happy about it!

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    Carpet tiles also look good and are sturdy without needing an underlay

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    You have a very inviting room. Great use of space.
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    Love your space. Happy sewing!
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