Cleaning the Studio

 Getting ready for this Blog Tour has been no cupcake! My first inclination was to straighten things up. Well, you know how things take on a life of their own? Before you know it, I was vacuuming and doing the hardwood floors. That’s ok, they needed it! I try to do them every couple of years, whether they need it or not. You know I’m kidding!!!!!

So, during this cleaning frenzy I discovered I have two copies of Sew Pretty Homestyle! by Tone Finnanger

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This is one of my most Favorite books! This and her Christmas book. So, I’ll be giving one of these as a prize during the Blog Tour. Here’s what you’ll need to do –

I want to see pictures of YOUR sewing room/studio/corner of the dining room! During the blog tour, which begins April 10 and ends, I’m not sure when, post a comment with a link to your blog where you’re sharing pictures of your studio! I’ll put your name in the hat for a drawing.

Add my graphic to your blog (you can do this today) and get an additional 5 chances to win.

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Link the Graphic to my blog – http://cottonspice.com/CSblog Leave a comment telling me where to look for the graphic and I’ll add your name 5 times to the hat. Yes, you still have to share pictures of your studio! 🙂 I’ll trust you to put up the pics on the 10th!

Now, before you think you’re sewing room or what passes as a sewing room is not fancy enough to take pictures of, just remember we all started somewhere. I started sewing on the dining room table with an dresser to hold all my sewing things. I sewed on the dining room table for decades before I got my first sewing room. And my sewing room now is an eclectic mix of odd furniture. If it’s not be used (and sometimes if it is!) I snag it for this room! I don’t have custom made furniture for my room. My sewing machine sits on a 4 x 6 foot table we got from my mom, one of those fold up tables.

And if you’ve been following my blog for a time, you’ll remember I posted pictures of my MESSY sewing room. It was awful. I’m not looking it up to find it, but if you’re so inclined to go thru a few years of posts, go ahead! 🙂

I’d love to see your pictures!

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2 Responses to “Cleaning the Studio”

  1. caroline cunningham Says:

    I’ve been blogging about four months and this is the first contest I’ve ever signed up for. My studio, Cave, is a spare bedroom in our basement. On March 2-5, I wrote about the makeover to my sewing studio.
    http://brrmidjidesigns.blogspot.com/2009_03_01_archive.html

  2. Karen Schurr Says:

    Hey Karen,
    I’ve been out of town for several days and came home to find the blog tour!!! What a great idea. I’m so in. I’ve got lotsa pix of my sewing room through the years, so I will post some up tonight or tomorrow. Sorry I wasn’t on top of this sooner, but it was really was nice being away from the computer for awhile, I must admit 🙂 I’ll come back and let you know when I get it squared away.

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