Monday, 18 April 2016

This was quite tidy

compared to what my workroom looked like on Saturday.  These photos were taken over a month ago and the lack of tidiness in my work room has just kept getting worse since then. Shortly after I took these photos I put the overlocker and the quilts away but everything else was relocated to the nearest clear space instead of putting it away.


 I had enough room on my work table to quilt because I started using the floor to put things on, you can fit a lot of things on the floor.  It finally came to a head last Friday when I nearly tripped over on a pile of boxes when I was attempting to wend my way through the mess.


So no quilting for the moment just channeling Marie Kondo while I get it sorted ...

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  1. Wish you luck with the Marie Condo approach, Pip. I can get mine 'decluttered' but never for long enough.

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    1. Flossypatchedbritches, I have the same problem, it can be decluttered for a couple of weeks to a month and then I start leaving a couple of things out and then the "breeding" starts. I think the key is to have a place for everything and to take 5 minutes or so at the end of the day and put things away.

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  2. i see you have made a few changes to the room since i last visited, it doesn't seem as open a space, have you brought the cutting table back from the 2nd room as well as turning the sewing machines about. Maybe thats what is crowding you out, mind you , you have been very busy with lots of scrappy projects. A good clean up makes for increased creativity... so hears hoping

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  3. With no sewjo happening here I look around my very neat and perfect sewing space! Perfect because it's not used!! I may enter the room once or twice a week! I really appreciate your messy area and would love mine to busy and messy! POTC is still underway though! Miss you girls!

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  4. I've seen worse... in my very own studio. And it's about to get an overhaul!! Sometimes, enough is ENOUGH.

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  5. Know that feeling well!!

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  6. I have the book by said author but have never done what she suggests re putting everything in the centre of the room and then sorting - I wouldn't be able to move at all. I like the bright red drawers under your machine and the fact that you have your overlocker set up in there, is it a large room Pip? Do you have a separate cutting table?

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  7. I am allergic to those kinds of books!
    Although I did put a UFO Cushion project in a 'safe place" before Xmas . . . . and this morning wasted an hour trying to find it!
    It doesnt help that we are renovating and that my sewing room is also my wardrobe!!
    I am not starting anything new this year until UFO's are out of the way . . Therefore my head is so cluttered with new ideas...how do I clean that out!

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  8. Looks like a very productive room to me. You have been doing som tricky work, it's all looking good

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