Since Christmas, my sewing room has been a huge disaster. I have been wanting to get Orca Bay finished so all the time I spent in here was devoted to getting that done (still not done, sigh). You know how it is, things get added to the pile, the pile gets pushed aside, more is added. Soon, there is nowhere to comfortably work. This weekend was the time I finally set aside to take back my sewing space.
Above and below are the before shots in all their shame:
And TA DA!! Two days of hard, hard work produced this:
I really wish I'd taken a "before" of the ironing table but I'm sure you can use your imagination
The reason it was so hard is because I didn't just re-shelve things, I took care of them (well, most of them). If I had taken a "before" of the ironing table, you would have seen a pile of jeans. I cut them apart so they would fit into the proper bin in the closet. There were six pairs of jeans and two dresses. Can we say blister on the scissor finger?
I ironed and trimmed a bunch of HSTs:
I sliced a big bag of scraps into this:
I ended up with this trash can -- it was empty Saturday morning:
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The husband just walked in and said "Whoa!" I guess he was impressed with the new look.
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