So last week I started the daunting task of organizing my Office/Craft Room in preparation for a makeover (pictures of the that coming soon - it looks awesome!) Y'all, I have loads of fabric. And I do mean LOADS. Fabric for the 60s & 70s from my grandmother, fabric from my mom, sister-in-laws, friends, anyone who thinks I can use it. Of course I weed through it when it gets passed along, but most of it is so super cool that I can bear to get rid of it. And I do use it. I have a retro tote bag with fabric from the 70s and throw pillows made from the silk my grandfather brought back from Japan after WWII (yes, they are fantastic!) But it was taking over my room. BAD. I filled up the closet and then bought shelves and filled them up too. Here's what they looked like before Project Organization.
SCARY! You do not want to see the closet, trust me. Think a 4 x 7 feet fabric mountain. Gross. I HAD to come up with a better storage solution that would allow for more space and let me easily see my collection. I found these great organizers online, they are worth every single penny!
Simply fold and tuck your fabric around the acid free board like this:
And get a pretty fabric display that won't wrinkle and is easy to cut like this:
I pinned the ends to keep everything tight. Here's what the shelves look like all pretty and organized:
So much better! Stay tuned to see what I did with all that scrap fabric!!