I've been sorting boxes, moving them from one place to another, as you do. When the Middlest went off to college I thought, great, I can use the underneath of his bed to store the see thru plastic boxes that are full of my fabrics, only a couple of colors in each & one just for organzas & silks. When he came back from sea for a few weeks summer holiday he decided to buy a double bed & to avoid too many costs he'd use plastic fish boxes as the base, just as his brother did when the neighbours came round & said 'do you want a free double matress, we ordered the wrong size?' Well, you'd say yes, wouldn't you? (he does mow the lawn occaisonally while they're away as a thank you, in between his split shifts up at the hotel) Anyway, I had a few in the greenhouse which, a couple of years ago were growing tomatoes. There aren't many left now, perhaps if I'd looked after the tomatoes earlier this year they wouldn't have taken them?
Anyway, I've lost the 'under the bed' storage - I can't keep fabric in the studio over the winter, it gets decidedly foosty, bad enough in the summer months. He's gone back to college & I've lined them up against the walls where I can actually see the contents better. Hopefully he won't notice when he's back for a visit.....
How do you store your fabric?
In between B&B's & the day job I've managed to reawaken my Etsy shop it's been on my list to do long enough. In honor of it's awakening I finished making this purse.
A few items of clothing (I loved that dress!) stripped & stiched with a little touch of lime green chiffony something.
I would have used the 2 small triangles cut off the top for the toggle button, if I could have found the piece I cut the purse from.
But no mind, I pulled some tiny pieces together & made one up & while I was there I made an earring to go along with it.
I just read that last week I hit 200 posts so I thought next week I'd have a giveaway. It'll probably be along the lines of an experimental pack with some recycled fabrics, book pages possibly a printed sheet of my painted papers & then maybe a card or 2. It might encourage me to carry on with the sort out ;) Then tomorrow i've got to persuade the DH to help me cut back at least 100 heavily gone to seed Alchemilla Mollis plants. I really must prevent having 150 next year but i fear it may be too late!
Move It On Project – August - I’m not much of a one for kits usually as I have more than enough of my own ideas that I’m yet to get round to stitch, but some years ago I couldn’t resist...
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