Project Boxes – Organization

Cat ProjectI have been busy, busy, busy sewing. I have so many projects going on at one time my head is spinning.  I have been drafting pants, sewing service projects, making prototypes for my husband (he is an inventor), preparing to teach classes, going to American Sewing Guild meetings and events, and most of all I am in the midst of making the most exquisite prom dress for my grandaughter. I hope to be able to share the prom dress with you in a couple of weeks.  I didn’t have any patterns for this new design so I have been really working my brain.  The dress is almost done, I have a couple more fittings with her before I can add the embellishments.  I am hand sewing all the embellishments on (no glue for me).  Just the sleeve alone took 25 hours to make. I can’t wait to share it with you. Continue reading

Organization

Every few years I have to reorganize my sewing room.  It is not something I really want to do, but I have to out of necessity, due to not taking the proper amount of time when putting things back after or even before a project.

My room is NOT this clean now.

My room is NOT this clean now.

My sewing room is small, I have every possible space taken up with something needed for sewing. My sewing room is connected to my husband’s game room, now there lies the real issue.  I don’t have enough room to cut things out properly in my sewing room, he has a 9 foot billiards table, see where this is going?  He even has empty space under the billiards table … I have inched my way into and taken over his game room, 90% of the year.        Continue reading