Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Building love...


Years ago, I had a friend named Ruby.
She had a home with a sewing studio in it.
Her husband built it for her.

It had a "L" shaped counter top large 
enough to cut out patterns and sew on it.
I can remember walking into her studio and thinking...
Wow.
I secretly hoped I could have a sewing room like Ruby's.

In 2009, I set up my first sewing room in a newly
emptied bedroom vacated by "college bound" girls ...

My Bill has enhanced it every so often with little (BIG) things
like a magnetic board for patterns and pictures and my design wall...
He's even fixed little tables to help me 
with the load of those large quilts that have 
hung over my 6 ft. fold up table while I wrestled with them.
Oh...and that sewing machine thingy... last year... (Yes....that WAS BIG)

Wanna walk back with me?

My first little sewing space in my current room...don't you know I was thrilled to have it!!!
That was my brand new Brother Runway model sewing machine I had just gotten for Mother's Day
I really loved the simplicity of it...and the fact that I even had it!
and it then grew to this:

A beautiful design wall...yep...the one hubby did...


Oh...and that sewing thingy I mentioned above...
again...Mr. Bill.



Until finally...I was here.
No complaints. None.


But that man of  mine...








Built me a sewing cabinet last weekend.

It holds all my fabric,
my rulers, thread, and has a space for my cutting mat
and storage for my Go Cutter and dyes.

I will be able to iron on a portion of it...
oh, and of course it has that all important
sewing machine space too. 

It has enough landscape to sandwich any sized quilt...or 
to hold those quilts so I can actually quilt them without
them falling off the sides into the floor almost pulling my 
machine needle with them...


Even though my sewing room is still a mess right now,
and my sewing cabinet still needs paint and stain,
 and I want to add a few little touches...


 I just couldn't wait to
load it all up to see how it would look...
and 
I
  love 
it.




14 comments:

  1. Awesome...hugs to you and especially "that man of yours" what a beautiful addition to your sewing space. Kudos to him for seeing your needs and helping to get you there!

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  2. Oh, wow! That is just the best looking table...lucky you to have such a sweet husband and table!

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  3. This is fantastic!! I can tell you are very excited to have this piece, and a husband who loved making it for you!! Isn't it wonderful to have a husband help reach our goals in life!!
    Thanks for sharing Lana~
    Huggs, Nancy

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  4. That looks amazing. I think you need to keep that great husband around a bit longer ;-)

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  5. I love the storage under the table. He is definitely a keeper.

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  6. What a great hubby you have. That table is awesome. I'm still looking for the mess you were talking about. Every thing looks tidy and now you will have a place for everything. Your husband "gets" you.

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  7. How sweet of Bill to do that for you! Your room looks great! (and he did a great job, too!)

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  8. Totally awesome table! How perfect for all of your sewing needs. Couldn't be any better than this. You are so blessed with your husband who clearly enjoys blessing you!

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  9. well, I would be excited too, and the wall boards are great too. Don't suppose I could borrow him a few days? :-)

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  10. Auh-mazing table - what a sweet hubby! Have fun sewing!

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  11. You are one lucky gal to have a Bill that knows how to and wants to do those kind of things for you. That is one fantabulous sewing table and sewing space ! Enjoy, enjoy !

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  12. What a great space Lana! Lucky girl to have such a handy hubby! I love the sewing space he made for you and the design wall is great!

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  13. Someday I too shall have a sewing room... Lol

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  14. I'm so jealous! I'm trying so hard to sandwich a quilt right now and I'm struggling with not enough room. Love, love, love your room! blessings, marlene

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