Category Archives: Studio Organization

Tips on Organizing Your Studio

New Residents in My Studio

Several of my quilting friends are also doll makers, so I have included original dolls in my studio collection.  During the 2014 Atlanta Quilt Festival, I did a little shopping. I purchased one of Cookie Patterson’s dolls and named her … Continue reading

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A Small Bouquet For My Studio

  During the 2014 Atlanta Quilt Festival, I added to my collection of works by other fiber artists. These works are displayed in my studio to give me inspiration. The quilt  shown above is from Aleathia Chisolm’s 2014 mug rug collection. … Continue reading

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Design Wall Helps the Creative Process

I purchased a design wall from Keepsake Quilting. It is actually a large piece of batting that  measure 72 x 72 inches.  The  blocks stick to it nicely. After using my floor as my design wall  for years, it is … Continue reading

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New Applique Table For My Studio

I continue to outfit my new quilt studio. Recently, I added an appliqué table. It is a black glass table with a shelf underneath the glass.  I purchased it at Ikea. I enjoy having different work stations in my studio. … Continue reading

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Sorting Scraps

Yesterday was a horrible weather day in Atlanta. There were tornado warnings and severe thunderstorms most of the day. Since I wasn’t going to leave home, I decided to sort scraps. I had been avoiding this task since I moved … Continue reading

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Starting the New Year in My New Studio

When I last posted about my quilt studio in November, the floor had been installed. Since that time, I made a mad dash to move in enough stuff before my annual Fabric is Better Than Food quilter’s brunch so my quilting … Continue reading

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Studio Floor Installed

There is a quilt book called Just How I Picture It in My Mind: Contemporary African American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. That is exactly how I felt after my quilt studio was installed this week.  It was … Continue reading

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How Do You Organize Your Quilt Books?

Preparing for my move into my new quilt studio has forced me to organize my quit books. It seems I have so many, but I always want more. I guess I just love quilt books, so much so that I … Continue reading

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Quilt Studio Has Lights; Not Quite Ready For Action

I am inching closer to the completion of my dream quilt studio. Since I last posted on this subject, the painters finished turning my studio into a happy place. The color is Early Morning Sunshine. The heating and air conditioner … Continue reading

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Choosing a Color For My Studio

We all know color affects our mood. I knew that when I walked into my studio each morning, I wanted it to make me smile. So after much research and indecision, I finally chose a soft yellow called “Early Morning … Continue reading

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