Category Archives: studio

My Awesome New Dyeing Sink!

My Awesome New Dyeing Sink!

Introducing….my Custom Dyeing Sink! It sits on my back patio, centered between the 2 windows, left is our kitchen, right our music/dining room, this is 8 feet of stainless steel awesome: This awesome thing was designed by me, along with the help of JNL Stainless, a stainless steel manufacturer located about 30 miles from Redlands.… Continue Reading

My Juki TL-98 Q

My Juki TL-98 Q

A few years ago, Sew Mama Sew had a Sewing machine month, and they asked for folks to review their machines on their blogs. They’re doing this again, and so I thought I’d re-review my workhorse, as the last time I wrote about it it was relatively new to me! (Here’s the post with everybody’s information… Continue Reading

Studio Cleaned and Thread Organized!

Studio Cleaned and Thread Organized!

My studio was a crazy mess last week! Not only did I need to clean up, but I was fed up with how my thread was stored. This set of drawers worked OK when I bought it, but of course I’ve been buying more thread, so the drawers were getting over full. Couple that with me not… Continue Reading

A Clean Studio is a Happy Studio!

A Clean Studio is a Happy Studio!

After putting everything away from my show on Saturday, I decided it was time for some re-organization in my studio. The impetus for the reorganization was a new printer that had a larger footprint than the old one. Here’s a pic of what my desk wall looked like last Spring: With my old printer, I… Continue Reading

Organized Closets, Hurray!

Organized Closets, Hurray!

Getting ready for our big reno project, I had to get me studio closet under control. As I dye more and more fabric, I need more places to store it! I don’t do lots of dyeing “just for the heck of it”, but with a particular palette or function (for one of my dyeing classes).… Continue Reading

One Moment | Spring Cleaning

One Moment | Spring Cleaning

Last Friday, I could see the light at the end of the tunnel, and was feeling pretty stoked. Did I jump right into that list? NO! It turns out that I needed to spruce up the studio. I’m not sure why, but there just comes a point where those piles just have to be dealt… Continue Reading