Monday, January 17, 2011

My Quilting Room

As promised, here are some pictures of the finished bookshelf with my fabric in it. 

Here it is in the middle of being filled with fabric.  
 And here it is with most of my fabric in it.
 And here it is with pretty much all of the fabric that I want to put in the new bookshelf inside it. 
Doesn't it look great?  The top right two shelves were designed to hold all of my fat quarters, bundles and loose ones.  This pictures is before I added all of the loose fat quarters and had to move things around to fit them.

I have organized my fabric by color in each section and I have a separate one for my batiks and my hand dyed fabric.  I also have cut up some cardboard and wrapped fabric that is all fabric from a particular line. 

And for kicks, here are a few pictures of the rest of my quilting room...

As you can see by this layout I have a "triangle" set up where I can go from my ironing board, my cutting table, and my machine very easily.  I had set up my room differently before but I really like the usability of being able to easily go from one area to the next.  If I want to quickly iron or cut something in the middle of sewing it literally takes me just a couple of seconds.  I would highly recommend this layout. 
My DH made me this cutting table using a cheap desk we got at Target and he added a board large enough to fit my 1 yard cutting mat with some additional space on either side.  He also installed the pegboard and cork board above the cutting table so that I can store my rulers, patterns, notions, etc.
And here's the rest of the room.  I have one whole wall dedicated to my design wall and a TV that my DH got me for Christmas a couple of years ago.  I also have my thread rack up on the wall near my sewing machine.


  1. It looks so nice, I'm jealous, you are a luckey girl, what wonderful shelves to store all your stash

  2. LOVE it! Thanks for sharing! I am working on my quilting room and quilt shop but I am not ready to take pictures!! Thanks again for sharing!

  3. Soooooooooooooo wonderful, I am sure you feel like you died and gone to heaven...those shelves are awesome.

  4. Very nice! How wonderful to be able to stare at your fabrics without having to unpack them from boxes. Your quilting space is inspiring!

  5. I am so jealous of you shelving unit. I just moved things around in my studio to put up a larger design wall, but still have my stash in plastic bins. One of these days, I am going to have to get some shelves. Great studio.

  6. I love your shelves. Sasquatch and I will be building some shelves for my studio soon. Been planning to do small cubbies and this was just what I needed to pull the trigger!

  7. Totally love your shelves -- they just seem incredibly useful at their size! Sometimes you just really don't need the super tall ones!

  8. Ooooh I totally have "sewing room envy" now. Going to pout over by my little corner of the bedroom where my sewing table is located.