Friday, April 1, 2011

My Studio...

Well this last weekend I FINALLY finished putting my studio together. It is in the bedroom, but I was able to fit a nice area at one end of the room and get my projects organized. I set up a cork board and other mini design wall over the desk, along with a curtain rod ($8 from Target) to drape the material over for each project that I am thinking of using. This way, I can stare at it when I wake up and when I go to bed to keep me motivated, and let's me arrange and rearrange them as I see fit.
As you can see, the next in line is the Single Girl Quilt Along (yes, I am VERY behind) and a pattern I found in a quilt magazine that I am going to do with Japanese Indigo fabrics. I have left space on the wall above, for a flat screen, which will hopefully be installed after the summer (I like to watch decorating shows and animal planet while I quilt).
This is the shelf to the right of the desk, where all my fabric, scraps and supplies are. I have the baskets for now, but I want to move to something a little more see-through to view my fabric selections. Trying to find soemthing stylish that isn't plastic storage containers is challenging.
This is my design wall/window in the bedrrom (please ignore the messy bed). I put sheers up along the whole wall (HGTV trick to make the wall/window look bigger) but it hides my desing wall when I don't want the quilt to clash with the rest of the decor of the room. Then I can just open the sheers to work on the quilt...

this is a close up of the wedding quilt that I am making for my brother-in-law and his wife. It is all being done by hand, so I have no idea how long it will take me to finish. I want to do at least one quilt by hand. This way, if I am just wanting to sit on the couch and relax, I work on this quilt, and when I want to work on my machine, I have other quilts to work on.
Here is the view of the desk and shelf together. I am very happy with it, so hopefully it will inspire me to find more time to quilt. I really envy those of you that mentioned you quilt every night! I can only imagine getting to that point.

1 comment:

  1. What a nice area to work in! I am sure you will be wonderfully inspired, there!