And it goes on……

After finishing the two tops for Fabric Cafe and getting them in the mail, I returned to working on Stage #1 of my Sewing Room Remodel/Organization.

Stage #1 – Maintaining Sewing space while organizing fabric on new shelves

First, I went through several boxes of odd fabric: some polyester, old sheets, ticking, ugly fleece, denim, canvas, and duck. Some of this was taken by my daughter for her dogs. I packed the denim, canvas and duck away for possible future projects. Our locality charges for every plastic shopping bag we use, so I see some shopping bags in my future.

Non-Quilting fabric: Denim, Canvas, Deco weight, Burlap, Leather, Muslin

Next project was to go through multiple boxes and bags of partial projects I have inherited from a number of sources. I identified those I wanted to keep, those I wasn’t sure about and those I no longer wanted. On Thursday I took several bags to my stitching group. Each lady went away with something to add to their project piles and gave me a number of suggestions on what to do with the projects I am keeping.

In addition, all week I’ve been folding fabric to fit on my new shelves. I first thought I’d like the fabric vertical on the shelf, but I’m beginning to think stacking it horizontally I’ll get more per shelf.

Left stack: 1-2 yards, right stack: 2-6 yards

Using two flat stacks, there is a small space which is filled with vertical folds.

More folding is scheduled for the weekend as well as some stitching. Hope you’re finding some stitching time.

Happy Stitching!

Quilt Mouse

About Quiltmouse

I am retired. I love to quilt. I make charity quilts as well as quilts for my friends & family.
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