Sunday, November 30, 2008

My messy studio...........

This last weekend I ventured into my sewing studio and said " what has happened,oh for shame". When I start a project I can destroy a nicely organized studio, in a flash. Heaven help me if I have more than one project going. So without fail I am proceeding to try to reorganize, at least to the point that I can sit in my chair. I am shaming myself by posting these photo's. That way I will get busy. I borrowed Pats idea for storing lace. Just needs a little straightening........LOL!! The fabric in the closet are big pcs. and get moved quite often. Thank heaven for doors.
My Aunt left me her buttons, belt clasps, hat pins etc. Most came from 1918 and the 20's. I spent a lot of time trying to organize them and just looking at them. My Aunt and mother were identical twins. Their mom made all their outfits and was a beautiful seamstress.The pictures are old so forgive the photography. Thought you might enjoy the twins and some of their clothes made by their mother.Can you imagine having to make two of everything. Plus they had an older sister, that she also sewed for! I think their brother propably had store bought. I also found a small box holding more treasures. Beautiful buckles, hat pins, etc. Treasures to be sure! But I digress. Back




to cleaning the studio. I found a neat way to keep my beads for now. A shop was going out of business and they had their fixtures for sale. I picked this turning fixture for $5.00!












Of course I may need two or three of these someday,soon!!!
Then I put all my stabilizers in one place.... to be tidied up later....
I then put all my machine embroidery thread back in their case....
I then looked at my so called design wall and decided it will have to wait as there were at least 3 projects on there, each on top of the next. So I need to spend a whole day on that. I did get started separating batiks, pattern and solids by color. I wonder how long it will take me to mess this up.


At This point Teddy had had enough


so that's it for now. He's exhausted ha, what about me....................

7 comments:

Pat Winter said...

Lovely family sewing goodies.I know how quickly your studio can become trashed from a project!!! Looks good though. It is kind of fun to organize because it really allows me to review what I have and inspires new ideas.
Teddy looks like he needs his mommy,LOL.
Hugs,Pat

Sharon said...

Right on Pat. I found a lot of things that I had forgotten about. Ideas are swirling in my head. Oh dear, this may put me into overload. By the way thanks for the lovely card and charm for comfort dolls. Totally unexpected but very happy to receive. Gleefully Sharon

Larna Ezzy said...

Sharon, Good girl for your tidy room, I am giving you a star for your efforts.
I should do my room too as it is a bit of a mess. I would also like to wish you a Very Merry Xmas as well.It isn't far away now. I havent done all my shopping yet !!!
Cheers Larna

Pat Winter said...

You are too funny Sharon!!! I'm not famous, I just like to share that's all.
I forgot to say, aren't those large cookie jar neat? I wish my kitchen was large enough so I could display things in them.
Hugs,Pat

Sharon said...

Larna, Thanks, I could use a few stars lately. I hope you Have a very Merry Christmas and may 2009 be the best year ever! Gleefully (with star in hand) Sharon

Sharon said...

Pat, would those things you would store be COOKIES. Yum! I wish all cookies were no points. And no matter what you say, I think you are famous. Gleefully Sharon

purplepaint said...

Oh look at all your wonderful fabric, thread and buttons! This is soooo much cleaner than mine!!! I've been working on my fabric area, I have too much lace etc. and need to get busy and use it!