Tips on How to Plan Your Quilting, Sewing Room Update

Hi all – I’ve been super quiet on the blog this week because getting my new sewing room up and running has been an all-consuming process! For those following the Blooming Wallflowers Quilt Along, the next post will be up soon, I promise!!

Plan Your Quilting

In the meantime, be sure to check out this informative post about planning your quilting. I shared it over on my buddy Amy Smart’s blog at Diary of a Quilter. It’s an inside look to how I plan my quilting. This will be helpful for those of you quilting along with me, or wishing to figure out how to plan your own quilts!

This week I’m getting my Ikea Sewing room cabinets installed and I can’t wait until they are finished! They are actually from their custom kitchen department but they will work wonderfully for my space! The whole unit will have covered doors with sleek handles so that I can keep the mess out of sight.

Sewing Room Ikea Cabinets

Once the cabinets are finished, the flooring will be installed and then I can start moving my sewing stuff into the space. I can’t wait to share the final reveal! I have to say that working with Ikea, and their authorized partner Traemand installation has been wonderful. There have certainly been hiccups along the way, but they’ve handled everything with such professionalism that I would highly recommend them! Here’s hoping I have room for all my stuff, LOL!

2 thoughts on “Tips on How to Plan Your Quilting, Sewing Room Update

  1. Beth Christoffel says:

    I, too, used Ikea kitchen cabinets in my sewing room as they offer a number of options their other storage units don’t. Love the way it turned out!

  2. QuiltShopGal says:

    Interesting idea about using the IKEA Kitchen team for cabinets in a sewing room. I’ve used IKEA storage cabinets before, but in the house we are in now they were re-purposed to storage in our garage. We are looking for a home to buy and hopefully it will come with a large sewing room. How did you decide the shelf spacing in your new cabinets ? That could make another good post, possibly as you start to fill your endless shelves.

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