Follow me thru these doors. Watch your step! Remember to step down!
As you come in, you will see my HQ Sixteen. Next, my mom's last machine she used (a Kenmore in the cabinet) and if you look real hard, you can see my 2 featherweights! I use "Peachy", the black one, all the time, but I haven't used the "celery" one yet. Got her on eBay right before we moved.
Then you see the start of my wall of fabrics! I am so in love with this! I started with 15” and 30” wide Billy bookcases from IKEA and added the Billy CD cabinets to store my fat quarters.
Here is the closeup! Just sew you know ---- I bought 1,000 comic boards and I used all but 45!!! I love the look and am so glad I took the time to do this. My fabric was already folded the right way, I just had to fold them onto the boards.
The top shelves are "seasonal" fabric. I have a big section of batiks, and smaller sections of oriental, solids, hand dyes and Aunt Grace. All the other fabrics are just color coded.
The bottom shelf on the "CD" cabinet holds my phone books that I use for paper piecing. Thanks, Bonnie Hunter!
This section has changed a bit since I took the pic. I added 2 more drawer bins on the bottom shelf ( and have them full already) and I have 6 pattern boxes on the top shelves.
Have to have a laptop! I am not putting a TV in the room. I found that I wasn't watching it before, so why take up the room. I listen to Pandora a lot and always have a book downloaded to listen to . I am hoping these windows will be history by the end of October. Gonna order a new window this week!!
And now you have come full circle around the room. Did you notice that I don't have a closet? Hence all the open shelving.
Here is the cutting and ironing center in the middle of the room. Things have changed a little here too. I now have black drawer units up to the cutting table. No empty spaces!! And yes, that is a Singer 301 hiding under the table!
I hope you enjoyed the tour. Come back anytime!!!
I'll be posting at http://crazymomquilts.blogspot.com/2014/09/patterns.html (sorry Blogger won't let me add the link).
..............Sew till next time..........