Category Archives: Organization

Type A Craftroom: Planning and Dreaming

This is largely a sewing thing for me. For crochet and stitching I pick up a project and work it until it is done possibly starting another for some reason, but don’t plan out a million projects into the future.  … Continue reading

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Type A Craftroom: Finding and Working With Things-3 Apps

 Tapforms Sewing patterns, Quilting Patterns and transfer patterns are inventoried using Tapforms on my iPod, which travels with me everywhere.  This gives me a searchable database with info on fabric, notions and sizing.  Downside:  Tapforms should be able to transfer … Continue reading

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Type A Craftroom: Storage

Physical Storage Printed sewing patterns are categorized Women’s/Children’s/Men’s/Misc., then stored in numerical or alphabetical order by decade in pattern boxes. They don’t live in my craftroom, but on the upper shelf of my closet.  I dream of someday having a … Continue reading

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Type A Craftroom

 The guest bed beforehand Is yours a dedicated craftspace?  I feel blessed to have a space where I can leave projects and equipment set up.  For the past 2 years at least my craftroom/guestroom has been my biggest (non-child) WIP.  Storage and … Continue reading

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Getting Organized: Fabric Swatches

How do you keep track of your fabrics?  By color or content or use? I’ve been buying and using lots of new fabrics lately and want to be able to keep info about each, namely the type, width, fiber content, sourcing info (including regular and … Continue reading

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Scrap Sorting and Storage

Window Scrap Baskets in Use Today, I used up quite a few purple scraps from one of my window baskets. There are more window baskets than there used to be , but still Orange/Yellow, White, Dark Blue, and Brown are still … Continue reading

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Getting Organized-Free Project Organizer Sheet (Garment Sewing)

Step One Summer seems like lazy days, but they are super busy lazy days.  We’ve finally recovered (only 2 days behind on housework) from our camping trip.  I have a pre-trip project to share, as well as, an update on … Continue reading

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