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dee

I too love looking at nicely decorated sewing rooms but.....I need pretty as well as function. I need my big cutting table and several sewing machines. Who wants to have to reset up the sewing area every time you want or need to use a different machine. So that is where my problem lies-trying to pack alot into a small bedrm.



   
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This is amazing! So well-organized, you just cannot be unproductive. I love the colors of the first one

   
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Ballerina1769 Dancer

Lovely. Here's what I've learned hard way: Using open storage so everything is visible spells D U S T. Plastic bins, even with lids attract dust. A large array of like items, but of all sizes, colors, or prints is not attractive. It looks junky. My studio redo plan is to use attractive containers (solid color boxes, baskets) to hide things I don't need to see. I place these "classy" containers so they break up the hodge-podge messes I need visible. If the messy stuff is in see-thru containers, these get draped with a few layers of "harem cloth" (thinner & looser weave than linen). This fabric can be dyed--if everything in an open bin is a shade of green, the dyed but see-thru fabric might be dyed a pale green. Some bins have all the same color stuff they don't need dyed-cloth. Every container gets a large stenciled tag. I have 130' of shelving & 4 work tables to manage. Plus enough Elfa baskets to open a store. Plus lighting! Art or crafts made under the wrong light color will be a huge let-down when placed in the light where they are displayed. I check materials under different light colors before I commit to them. Light colors range from yellowish to blue to blinding white. I'm not referring to holiday bulbs but to halogen, LED, incandescent, "daylights" & grow-lights. If my plan works, I'll post photos. If not, I'll read books on minimalism or baking..... P.S. I am not suggesting rushing out to buy new containers. I've collected mine over a decade. Now I have space for them.

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