Monday, January 18, 2010
We have had snow for quite some time now, but this is the first chance I have had to update my blog. A fresh coat of snow came overnight and is giving our yard a nice clean coating.
I haven't been doing much sewing, but did start the quilting on my Mom's anniversary quilt. Ignore the mess - I need to tidy up my shelves.
I have been looking at pictures of inspirational craft/hobby/art studios on the internet and have been getting lots of great ideas that I would like to incorporate into my next studio. The room I have now is in the basement and it has served me well. My only complaint is the lack of windows - it has just the 1 window on the door and there is a set of stairs outside the door which block the sun.
My newest favorite gadget in the sewing room is in the photo below. It is a turning caddy with all sorts of cubbies and drawers. I found it at Home Goods, but I have seen it online through several different scrapbooking stores. I will be making labels for the drawers.
Another new favorite thing is this rag light string that my SIL made for me. It is simply homespun tied onto a string of lights. It looks much nicer than the picture shows. I laid it around some antique hammers that are in the cubby above our wood dumbwaiter for the fireplace.
Remember the vintage wooden boxes that I had my scrap fabrics stored in? I decided that the fabrics really needed to be kept out of the sun light, so I went on a search for something else to keep them in. I ended up with these lovely faux vintage suitcases that I keep stacked.
A peak inside one of the boxes finds my green scraps.
And I will end this post with a couple new pictures of 'Charlie Boy'. He has grown so much since the last photo's.
He is still a ball of fire and getting a picture of him sitting still is quite a challenge.
He is going through a 'wild hair' stage that matches his personality!
Until next time, Suzanne