As you may have gathered from my previous posts, I’ve been doing a lot of sewing lately. In fact, almost all of my spare time in the last couple of weeks has been spent in my sewing room. And it is my philosophy that when you spend a lot of time in a certain space it should be one that inspires and one that you love.
I will admit that my sewing room never looks quite this clean and organized when I’m actually working on a sewing project, but it is a space that I enjoy being in. While it is nothing grand, I believe a home is what you make it. Sure, I’d love a big sewing room filled with lots of light, a big cutting table, and lots of shelving to store my fabric and crafts; but the truth of the matter is this is what I have the means for right now and that’s ok… I still love it! I’m sure many of you are in the same boat where you’re still in school or just starting out and I’m here to tell you that you don’t need a lot of money or space to make something beautiful and functional.
The only items that I actually purchased for this space were the “S-E-W” letters, the pegboard hooks, the watercolor floral photo, and the table (a past purchase from craigslist for $10); everything else I already had. The pegboard, the wooden letters, and the photo frame I brighten up with some paint I had left over from other projects. I’ve been going a little crazy with my silver metallic spray paint. The diy aluminum/silver metal look has started to become a theme throughout my house (see more of my projects: DIY Silver Lamps | Faux Stainless Steal Dressers).
As for the gorgeous skirt, it’s a little sneak peak of what you’re going to see in our shop that is opening up this summer!