Saturday, April 12, 2014

Sewing In My New Work Space...

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Ah yes, I finally finished another dress, it had been a while... 

I still haven't figured out what to do about the overlap in the front but I'm certain I will find a solution. I'm very happy with how it came out, especially the lapped zipper in the back! I followed yet another (but free this time!) class on Craftsy ("mastering zipper techniques') and it worked like a charm. Don't know why it has taken me this long to figure out this lapped zipper technique?!  <wink>

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So in February I had the brilliant idea to turn our office room into a sewing room! It was full of Billy bookshelves (Ikea) and Mr. G. was more than helpful in taking out all the books and papers and then eventually the dreaded bookshelves themselves. (they are now stored in the garage)  Thank you Mr. G.!
messy shelves...
knitting corner (left), sewing table (middle) and cutting table (right) 
Olive's crate is underneath the cutting table...
peg board...
office area...


The room isn't quite finished, but it doesn't need to be. The essentials are there and this set-up works! Slowly I will add little bits here and there.
I love both sewing and knitting in this room. Our main computer is in here as well so I can listen to all my Pandora stations all the time: just marvelous! 

A couple of days after I took the main pictures, I purchased this trolley at Ikea. I had eyed it for several years now and finally decided to just go ahead and buy it. Needless to say it fits in perfectly and I love it to pieces!  {smile}

6 comments:

  1. Nice for you to have your own sewing- and knitting-room!
    Kram, Monica

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  2. Vast wat gezelliger dan in de grote open ruimte. Wat een leuk draadmandje op je stoffenkast! Die trolleys zijn leuk hé!

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  3. Wat een geweldige plek om te werken, super!! Hier gaan zeker nog heel wat mooie dingen ontstaan ;)
    Veel plezier er mee!

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  4. What a lovely, sunny room! I'd love a crochet nook!

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  5. I love your room and I'm envious of how perfectly the Ikea cart matches the decor. My sister has two of them in her orange-and-aqua quilt studio. Aqua doesn't work so well in my lime craft room!

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  6. I love your room and I'm envious of how perfectly the Ikea cart matches the decor. My sister has two of them in her orange-and-aqua quilt studio. Aqua doesn't work so well in my lime craft room!

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