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    Sewing Room

    I moved my 2 girls into the same room and made a sewing space for me. The basement just wasn't working out. I was using the dining room but would have to pick everything up when I stopped so it was a pain. Especially since I have been picking up jobs for other people now. My LA is still in the basement with mostly all of my fabric stash. But at least now I can work on a project stop and come back to it easily. It also allowed me to get rid of a truck load of kids stuff that has accumulated over the past 6 years.





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    Same here, my mid-arm and fabric/thread/batting/etc are in the basement, but I sew and embroider on the dining room table. I'm able to leave my project there since we're empty nesters. It works out good that way - I get up and walk off the stiffness when I need something from downstairs.
    However, our retirement house in Wyoming is a one story house (ranch with no basement) and everything fits into one big room. Can't wait for the day we can move everything in there!

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    Good for you. You will love having your own space.
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    How nice for you! I am happy that you were able to make the choice, and make the move. :-)

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    Great space! Is that a 401A that I see?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sew4nin View Post
    Great space! Is that a 401A that I see?
    It's a 403A, My 401a is still in the dining room. No place to put it yet.

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    Good for you! It's probably better of the sisters to have their room togther so they can bond. I love the hardwood floors and it looks like you get some good light in there.

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    Cute little future quilter! Nice to have a room where you can leave things set up.

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    great to have you own space.
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    Nice sewing space
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    Love your new sewing nest. I can see a lot of potential vertical storage on those spacious walls. Love the Singer 400 series. I have a 404 which was my first machine (1962).
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    It is so nice to have your own sewing space. When you done you can just close the door until next time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TinkerQuilts View Post
    Same here, my mid-arm and fabric/thread/batting/etc are in the basement, but I sew and embroider on the dining room table. I'm able to leave my project there since we're empty nesters. It works out good that way - I get up and walk off the stiffness when I need something from downstairs.
    However, our retirement house in Wyoming is a one story house (ranch with no basement) and everything fits into one big room. Can't wait for the day we can move everything in there!
    We are in WY too and have been making sure this (our 7th house) will be set up for retirement, one level ranch style home, attaached garage. BUT the other building is our 3-car garage, wood shop for husband and quilt studio for ME! So the play rms are ready! I love the view from my sewing machine chair!
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    Great room!
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    Good for you! I have to say I waited for years to be able to have a sewing room and found that I really just want a sew ing storage room. I sew either in the dining room or the kitchen. Don't necessarily like to be away from everyone when I am sewing.

    Having four daughters and having different mixes of the girls sharing rooms through the years, I will say that there probably will come a time when they do not want to share a room and will fight and argue about each other making the messes in the room. Been there, done that!

    Make sure you teach your girls how to sew when they are young. I didn't (I guess I was very busy) and now they really aren't at all interested in it. Sad....

    Adorable daughter!!!
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    fun room, your little girl is adorable

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    Good looking sewing space.

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    I shared beds and bedrooms with at least one of my seven sisters for all of my childhood. The worst that happened to me was that I was a bit scared of going to the bathroom alone after I moved out (should have taken a sister with me). lol Of course, I learned that privacy is a wonderful thing after our three boys came along. Guess I'm trying to say your girls will grow up just fine even though they have to share! Let them enjoy it: ignore the giggling!
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    Thanks everyone. The sharing is most likely temporary. We will not live in this house for very many more years. They next one that we live I will be sure to have my own space.

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    Congrats on your new space!

    Now... if only I could get rid of our 5 year accumulation of toys!
    So many ideas... so many projects.. so little time!
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