Posts tagged ‘stash management’

Show Us Your Stash: Off the Shelf Edition

Last time, we looked at stashes on shelves (a theme I can promise you I’ll revisit); today we’re going rogue! From the “Why Didn’t I Think Of That” folder: hanging fabric on tiny pants hangers! I may have just squealed. I apologize. There’s more beauty and inspiration in the flickr photostream of Viv of Ish [...]

Tweets Last Week

More stash sharing: Jennifer Ladd’s interview on Sew Mama Sew, and Oh Fransson shares pictures of her amazing Fabric Closet. Bee Square Fabrics’ Monday Giveaway – Red White & Blue 70′s Daisies found by Niesz Vintage Fabric How to donate fabrics and craft supplies to help crafters effected by the Victorian bush fires, on Moopy [...]

Show Us Your Stash: Mine! (Thanks to Sew Mama Sew)

Sew Mama Sew‘s blog is focusing on fat quarter projects all month. They also posted a little “stash interview” meme and started an accompanying Stash & Storage Flickr group — you can play along and answer these questions about your own fabric stash. I’m having fun reading others’ interviews. Here are my responses! What do [...]

10 Tips for Building a More Color-Rich Stash, by Color Mastery Author Maria Peagler

Today True Up is hosting the second stop of author/quilter Maria Peagler’s “blog tour.” The tour began yesterday on Whip Up with a video — follow her tomorrow to Quilter’s Buzz. See the rest of the tour stops here. Welcome, Maria! Hi Kim and thanks for hosting me at True Up for the second stop [...]

Unclutterer on Fabric Stashes

Those home improvement and organization shows have gotten to me — I’ve got the decluttering bug. Unclutterer is a great resource and cheerleader. Here’s a post from last year on fabric stashes. Does it hurt you like it hurts me to read it? I will declutter every other inch of my living space, but being [...]


In my last post I worried about the possibility of my fabric getting eaten by moths. Rose commented, “do moths eat cotton?” I thought, hmm, do they? I just assumed, and you know what assuming does to u and me. So a simple google search later I have this answer courtesy the Ohio State University [...]

Tower of Power

My recent IKEA trip yielded these wire drawers (“Antonious” if you’re curious) that I’m using to store my cottons. I have an armoire that I also use but it’s hard to take things out and put them back. It was also getting (ahem) overstuffed. Anyway this new unit goes from floor to almost ceiling, so [...]