Planning your sewing and crafts space? These books on setting up an organized sewing space tell you everything you need to know to put it all back--and make it work!
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[amazon 0806904968 inline] by Myrna Giesbrecht
Design-oriented, hands-on and loaded with ideas, this book is a top-notch guide to setting up a sewing area or sewing room.
Giesbrecht guides your personal analysis of sewing needs and available space, culminating in a sewing space layout. The second half of the book is chock-full of specific ideas for storage and project organization for both fashion sewing and quilting. More »
The verdict is in: a big house is not the answer to the clutter problem.
Biggest culprit: CEO's sewing area. One small room. Two large closets face one another in the hall outside with facing mirrors. Perfect for storing fabric and supplies, and just the thing for checking fit and marking hems!
Except that who can pin a hem in the middle of this? Check out this unretouched photo to see the bitter, bitter truth!
Time to kick some clutter butt! Experts like Michelle Passoff recommend beginning with your biggest clutter challenge. I'm game! Spring is here and the wardrobe is empty. Let's get started! More »
Sewing, quilting, stamping and crafts! Add them all together, and you've got the storage challenge of a lifetime!
The fabric stash reproduces stealthily, outside the light of day, until closets, containers and cupboards overflow. Craft supplies multiply like a population of rabbits. Add the tools and gizmos required by each activity, and it's enough to overwhelm even the most organized.
How do you manage the myriad tools and supplies required by sewing and crafts? Check out these pointers to maximize storage in your sewing area: More »
Do you sew, quilt, stamp or craft? You know the problem! Seldom do so many create so much in such little space--and the stuff!
Without proper design and organization, sewing and crafts areas quickly become clogged and unusable.
Save time, energy and frustration by designing an efficient sewing or crafts area for your special hobby.
Whether it's a corner, a closet, or the luxury of a whole room, use these concepts to organize your favorite sewing spot: More »