Easy & inexpensive Fabric Storage tutorial

February 11, 2016 7 Comments

Easy & inexpensive Fabric Storage tutorial

See this pile, this is how I was storing my fabric. It was fine for a while, that is until the addiction really began. I am absolutely addicted to fabric! It used to be scrapbook paper, and now I am 100% addicted to sewing and fabric! Quit shops are my new favorite destination! So I had an idea, and since I have a brilliant husband, he was able to take the idea right out of my head and build it! We used an old bookcase that was out in the garage, so it was also free! 

So while he was busy building I was cutting foam core board and making my own mini bolts of fabric.

I took a piece of 20 x 30 foam core board, and cut it down to 10 x 7.5 You can get 8 from one sheet.

 

Next I wrapped the fabric around the bolts, the great thing about them being foam board is that you can use stick pins to secure the loose ends.

 

Now the shelf is done, and on the wall, ready to organize my delicious selections of fabric! 

Here it is up in my craft room! It is beyond perfect! 
I love how this came together!! 

 

Now for all of the scraps! Wire bins sorted by color! All stored under my giant ironing board! Its great for when I am making my scrap maps!

What is your secret for fabric storage?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



7 Responses

Agnes
Agnes

March 09, 2017

This idea is stunning! Thank You soooo much! I’m struggling with tons of fabric in my workroom with no idea how to solve it… Until now! :) You’re amazing. I’ll try to recreate Your idea – I’ll let You know if it worked for me :) Have a nice day! :)

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Michele
Michele

January 13, 2017

I purchased some foam board to organize my fabric. Thank you for the organization tip!

steph
steph

April 27, 2016

Thanks so much for the great idea. Your studio looks fabulous! I particularly like your giant ironing board!

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