Tag Archives: Presents for the Craftroom

Presents for the Craftroom Part 7: Lavender Pouches

Quick, cute aromatic pillows: the 7th and final segment of Presents for the Craftroom. Continue reading

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Presents for the Craftroom Part 5: Hanging File

      One more step toward an organized craftroom. The clutter demon is hard to fight.  My work space constantly accumulates piles of patterns to be sorted and stored properly  and slips of paper with notes on projects.  A modified mail organizer could be used … Continue reading

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Full Stop

This weekend was the first at home in quite a while.  We realized it was the only weekend that we would be able to take the kids to a swim lesson in this 8 week session, which finally convinced my … Continue reading

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Presents for the Craftroom Part 4: Things I didn’t make myself-Fancy Schmancy Tools

In my quest for a more functional and more fun craftroom I’ve been making a lot of changes.  Last year it was major furniture pieces.  This year it has been making tools, but it has also been buying tools when … Continue reading

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Presents for the Craftroom Part 3: Things I didn’t make my self-The Space

As I have been doing a lot more quilting recently and intend to do more yet  (I’ve got 3 more projects all kitted up.)  I’ve been contemplating design walls.  In a 2010 post by Katie at Sew Katie Did  she talks about layering … Continue reading

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Presents for the Craftroom Part 2: Window Scrap Baskets

This week we are continuing my series Presents for the Craftroom with a second sewing project to help the creativity flow better and faster.  Part 1:  Pattern Weights was a tool to work faster Part 2 is for organization. My … Continue reading

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Presents for the Craftroom Part 1-Pattern Weights

I’ve mentioned that I don’t pin when I quilt.  I don’t pin when I sew either, unless, there is/are a lot of layers, super slippery fabric or a sharp curve, however, sometimes pinning really makes for better results, like when you … Continue reading

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