Now you have all drooled over my beautiful organized fabric cabinets, right?
And my tidy sewing room? Well, this doesn’t tell the whole story…not even close.
See, this part of my sewing room is a mere 1/4 of the space in my dungeon that holds all my fabric, trims, sewing machines and other notions. The rest of the space is like my dirty little secret and it makes me feel like a fraud. Seriously.
Here’s my Fabric Hall of Shame™ which includes fabric, trims and notions that have yet to be organized. Some of them are sitting there for more than 2 years now. And of course, there’s even more fabric in all those boxes.
Seems I make way too many purchases, stack them on the pile and leave them there for “another day.” And when I do use fabric, I don’t refold the remaining fabric from a project. I just throw it on the pile. LAZY.
Around the other side are the 16 feet of industrial cutting tables I bought more than 3 years ago—-laying unassembled up against the wall. Next to that is the 30 yards of batting that I just had to have during one of Joann Fabric’s blowout sales 5 years ago. Oh, did I mention, I’ve only used 2 yards of that batting since I purchased it?
To the side of that are several mannequins (4), dress forms(5), empty storage bins (20) and shelving (10).
And tucked in the corner are 4 industrial sewing machines which I HAVE NEVER even turned on!!!! They’ve been sitting there for almost 4 years now.
I know I’m going to Sewing Hell™. I know they say, “Whoever dies with the most fabric wins!” But it’s not working for me. I simply have more stuff than I will use in two lifetimes and I’m not using the stuff that would create my ultimate sewing room.
basement dungeon is approximately 25” x 35”. There is a small laundry area and office. The rest is all sewing and craft stuff. So, it’s not like I don’t have the room. I just need to get it all organized.
I’ve spent the last two days trying to make a dent in the Fabric Hall of Shame™. I’m making some progress and hope I don’t give up before it’s organized. Ok…now show me yours!