Day 2 of the Studio Tour

Saturday I said there would be new pictures ‘tomorrow’ not realizing ‘tomorrow’ was Easter. So, today is tomorrow! πŸ™‚ (get that?)

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My cutting table. It used to be in the kitchen, as an island. But when we moved, there was no room in the kitchen for an island. So, lucky me, I took it into the sewing room where it’s the perfect height for cutting!

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The shelves above the cutting table hold buttons, embroidery floss, scrapbooking do-dahs, my ArtFire inventory (some of it) and various crafty things – hole punches, little dowels, etc.

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Right around the corner, a stack of 4 drawers. From the bottom, the one my knitting bag is hiding – cards and stationary, various WIP’s, trims drawer and the top drawer holds scrapbooking paper.

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And on top, a stack of books, cause my bookshelf is full.

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I have 2 shoe storage things, and boy are they handy! I store all kinds of stuff here – Clover mini iron, some ArtFire stuff, lonely skeins of yarn, patterns…. They are hanging on a portable closet. It has a shelp on top, a hanging rod and then a shelf on bottom. I’ve utilized every square inch of this! As you will see….

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Underneath I have a tote full of sewing fabrics (not quilt fabrics), my ironing basket which is overflowing (I love to iron, but even I get behind!) and my DVR sit there on that shelf.

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I hang freshly ironed clothes there, or items I’m working on. On top I have boxes for patterns – Doll Patterns, and the red basket is name brand patterns (simplicity etc) and the last box is patterns I print out from Lekala or PMB4, or any other pattern printing service.

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Next to that is the door into the bathroom, we won’t go in there. It looks like every other bathroom, plus the cat box. 😦 Here is my bookshelf – completely full. My ironing board in front of the white cabinet which holds envelopes, shipping supplies and extra office supplies.

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There is a small bookshelf on top of the white cabinet to hold fabrics, mostly fabrics for making doll clothes. And there is Molly, in her green school dress. πŸ™‚

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My TV in the corner, and then starts the sewing table. Inbetween, I have plastic zipper bags full of fabric, scraps mostly. I always save the plastic zipper bag from sheets or blankets. They make awesome storage bags.

Ok, more tomorrow (really!) Don’t forget to post about your studio! You could win a copy of Sew Pretty Homestyle. πŸ™‚

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One Response to “Day 2 of the Studio Tour”

  1. laura west kong Says:

    What a fun and inspiring studio! Makes me want to get home to mine. =(^_^)=

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