How to Create the Ultimate Sewing Room
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your bed in opaque containers.
shelves. This will make it easy to grab what you need without having to pull down and restack
containers each time. You can purchase plastic storage shelves from your local hardware store, or
you may go a step further and install some cheap kitchen cabinets along the walls of the room to hold
your fabric and supplies.
of batting out of the way when not in use.
buttons, or the yards of each piece of fabric. This makes it easy to find what you need for a project
and to see what supplies you need to restock.
for the sewn fabric to fall without damage, and that you have enough space to navigate the room
comfortably. If you're creating a corner sewing nook, be sure to reinforce the surface with
weight-bearing table legs or something similar.
incorporate plenty of bright light into your workspace so you can see what you're doing. Natural
light is a great option. You may also want to install wall lights with long, moveable arms to position
over different spaces for close detail work.
For this reason, it’s best to store fabric in a clean, dry, space like a closet - away from direct sunlight.
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need to restock anything. Here are some tips to organize your space quickly:
- Create an inventory spreadsheet determine what you need on each shopping trip
- Pre-shrink your fabric and store it away from light
- Remove the cabinet doors and for easier access – and to avoid bumping your head!
- Use a laptop for patterns instead of a larger desktop computer
- Create a "dream board" of the projects you want to start or as a collection of ideas & inspiration