May 3, 2010


Today I spent the afternoon organizing my stash of patterns and Precuts. I have a really bad habit of purchasing precuts with a specific idea in mind and then forgetting. OR buying a pattern with a certain precut in mind and then forgetting. So today I decided to do something about it.

I slipped the pattern or a printout of the picture into the plastic of the Layer Cakes and Charm Packs…DSC_0013


I slipped pieces of paper with the name of the pattern I was going to use with the Jelly Rolls…DSC_0014


I added a print out of the pic for some of the Jelly Rolls…DSC_0015


I even printed out all the tutorials and inspiration quilts I had been saving for so long and added them to binders for easy access…DSC_0016


Feels good. Now I know which fabric is called for and which fabric is not :)



Tracey Jacobsen said...

looks awesome!
I need to show this to my husband, so he can see that I'm not the only one whose fabric has babies. :)

CJ said...

WOW!! Looks great! I should do that but....hate to give up my sewing time. :0

Suburban Stitcher said...

great job!

Crystal Hendrix said...

WOW do you want to come over to my place and organize my stuff?? Also I am so JEALOUS of all of your precuts!! I LOVE prectus!


OK you are not 'very' organized--but when do you start on alllll of them?????
Hugs, Di

AllieKatMom said...

Ohhhh.....Love it girl. I remember you saying something about that before. That is a great idea :) I need to buy some precuts, I always buy yardage because thats what my mom buys and then I have to cut it...yuck! lol

Little Lady Patchwork said...

Wow Rene! I love all of those ideas! I am going to have to spend some time doing the same thing.

BTW-You have a pretty impressing stash :0)

amy and the bad cats said...

why, oh why am i not this organized?!?

Robin Ange said...

I can not believe how wonderfully organized you are.

Wendz said...

Rene, I think you're amazing to be so organised. You have no idea how jealous I am of all those Moda jelly rolls. Wish they were so easy to access here in UK. Your quilts are lovely!

ladybugquilting said...

I am so Glad that someone else's stash is that big :0)
I do the same thing, but sometimes a new pattern comes along and everything goes out the window!

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