Sewing Room Organization

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      One of the best ideas I have for my craft room is using small non-handled baskets. I also use them to store a few items that I don’t want in the rubbermaid that I have like, sewing notions, yarn balls or fabric scraps for quilting. I found a bunch at the dollar store and bought eight, the nice thing about these is that they stack!

      I can stack them in one pile putting the one with yarn at the top and it doesn’t take up a bunch of room, I use handled baskets found at our local thrift store and garage sales for current projects so I can take them from my craft room to our living room when I am watching tv etc.

      i also use butter tubs and other assorted containers for smaller items. for my yarn, i actually use the plastic containers from comforter bedding. they usually come in a zippered pouch of sorts and i use them for my yarn scraps, they work great for the scrap balls i have that don’t quite fit into the larger containers.

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      from: velinabowen
      to: budget101_@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2008 8:33:07 AM
      Subject: Budget101.com : Sewing Room Organization

      Hi,
      What is the best way to organize a sewing room? I’ve been at it for
      months. Dbf and his college age son gave me his room for use as a
      sewing room last year and I’m still working on sorting through some
      junk, and good things.

      I’m working on a crocheted afaghan for dbf’s
      mom. What is a good way to store the yarn? I have about 6 skeins of
      yarn to store.

      I don’t want to keep buying plastic storage containers
      and I don’t want to put shelves on the walls. The wall space I would
      like to reserve for hanging pictures, etc.. How does one keep from
      getting discouraged when organizing a sewing room?

      The room is about
      9’x11′ and will be a combination of exercise room, spare bedroom for
      guests and sewing room. Late this year I plan to get an air mattress
      for when guests come. We have a piece of exercise equipment that can be
      put-up as soon as I have the room organized.

      The closet space is
      limited. I’m open
      to suggestions and do not want to keep putting money
      out for this if it’s not necessary.

      Thank you.
      Velina

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