Tag: storage

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It has been a while since I’ve done a blog as I’ve been so busy moving all my stash, equipment and furniture into the new cabin at Strictly Quilting. One of the things I was determined to do was to keep the cabin tidy with everything in its proper place. My fabric stash has been…

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Okay, maybe not cutting edge, but the topic definitely is cutting. A week or two ago there was a question on the social group of Facebook, asking about who likes cutting fabric. I answered it, and I thought I’d share some further thoughts on it here. I quite like cutting fabric. Currently, my back and…

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This spring I think lots of us have had more time on our hands and I’ve seen many posts on the Facebook group talking about setting up of dedicated sewing rooms. As I work from home I have an office come sewing room, small but perfectly formed. Well, if I actually tidied up a little…

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My mother always brought me up to be polite but on this occasion, I’m going to flash my drawers! You may well have heard of the young Japanese lady, Marie Kondo, who has developed a decluttering and tidying method – the KonMari system. Now, I’m not the tidiest of people, cleanish but not always tidy.…

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There have been a few strings on social media about how to keep rulers and templates tidy.   Sew Easy have come up with a clever, affordable idea for us all. The ideal storage solution to keep rulers and templates tidy, organised and protected from scratches. This wall-mountable design has built-in fixing slots on the back…

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One of the things I always seem to be struggling with is storage. Firstly. Sewing requires a lot of gear and secondly the gear seems to be all odd shapes and sizes. I’m sure I can’t be the only person who spends half an hour looking for something that was here ….but has now perversely…

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Having come home from work, I opened an unexpected package.  I put my hand in and felt a rubber ring and I was trying to work out who would send me such a thing and what it was for.  It wasn’t until I pulled it right out and saw the label that I realised it…