Category Archives: Ideas

Ideas for items, techniques, and so on

Tips for Organizing Your Sewing Space

by Atlantic Sewing Guild founder,
Julie Culshaw

(timeless ideas from the Timmel Newsletter, January 2003,
reprinted with permission)

 

Happy New Year!

Well, let’s get off to a great new year full of sewing projects. This would be a good time to clear out your sewing room and area and find out exactly what you have in stock. Many of us have bought fabrics and put them away, then forgotten about them. Why not take them out and be ruthless here? If you no long like the fabric, give it away. Perhaps you have a friend who would like to have that piece of fabric. If not, find school or community center and donate that fabric to them. Many schools and seniors’ centers look for donations of fabrics for craft projects and classes.

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A Resolution of Nothing-ish

If one committed to nothing, did one really commit to anything? And if one committed to nothing, then it should be easy to fulfill, right? How hard can it be to do nothing, after all? Well, that depends on “what” that “nothing” is, if that made sense.

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‘Ecco Snaps’ (Nov 2019 Meeting)

Climate Change is a serious thing that can only be slowed down and reversed by everyone of us doing our part.

At our November meeting members brought in many examples of using our skills to create reusable items (sanitary napkins, cosmetic pads, ‘paper’ towels, beeswax wraps, tea bags, and more) or ideas to use our scraps of fabric so they don’t end up in garbage — fabric rope mats and bowls, sandwich/snack bags, fruit/vegetable bags, underwear from old t-shirts–to name a few.

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