Ideas pop up where you find your peace, and you find peace in a place designed by your own, full of things that inspire you, pictures, workpiece and everything that soothes and creative up your mind.
Needless to mention that organizing or designing a sewing room is something which makes you brainstorm. Since the time of industrial evolution, a sewing room has its place owning to itself contributing from stitching uniforms to designer outfits.
Hence, you need to have proper planning and sorting to organize your very own sewing room. So, here, are a few tips and ideas you could use to organize your sewing room.
Tips for organizing a sewing room
If you are a tailor or a designer or a sewing hobbyist, having your own sewing room would be a great initiative.
- You can peacefully work, take your own time, and work at your own pace.
- Get inspiration and ideas for new upcoming fashion trends and projects.
- Sewing rooms can well be individualized when the rooms are properly organized.
Tip#1: Select the desired place
In order to set up a sewing room, you should:
Firstly, find spare rooms or offices which can be perfectly turned into a sewing room. If you don’t have much room space, at least make sure space is enough for storage purposes and should be well organized.
Want to save up some space for other activities? It is a possibility as well. If you plan properly, you will find that sewing equipment does not require a large area. The equipment is portable and one can handle it easily.
Lastly, the most important factor to consider is electricity access. Make sure you equip your devices and machine near to electrical outlets.
Tip#2: Decide overall decor and necessity of the sewing room
Firstly, consider what large equipment you need to install and where to install whether it is inside the room such as ironing bench, sewing desk, and wardrobe.
Secondly, If you lack room space for storage, use things that will make your storage easier and convenient. For example, you can use a desk to keep your sewing machine and use drawers for different purposes. Install cabinets that can store multiple things without making it look untidy.
Need some more decoration?
Well, you can paint your walls with nice graffiti and can quote your motivational thoughts there. Decorating things is such a skill wherein you can put your ideas and imagination to give stuff an astounding look.
Tip#3: Draw a rough layout of your room
Make a handy layout on how you will arrange things that include necessary items such as cutting tables, small couch, ironing table, shelves, and storage space.
For your convenience, you can further add
- Install bookshelves or bookcases.
- You can also include a closet organizing kit and install them in your sewing room.
- Keep a file folder to keep the old patterns intact.
If you have a spacious room, then you would get more space and you can include more equipment and add more fancy furniture to your workspace. Placing the workstation in the middle of the room will allow you to work on all sides of the room.
Tip#4: Organize all the materials
Now that you have made the layout, it’s time to execute it!
- Include all the large materials that are fabric, bolts, ironing desk, and mirrors at different sites.
- Make sure of keeping the things handy and easily accessible that you would need frequently while working on a project.
- Have enough holders at different sites or simply make a separate wardrobe for finished outfits.
- Take special care while storing delicate fabrics and store them in a safe cabinet.
- Other little items such as needles, Bobbins, and threads must be kept properly rolled at an easy distance from your workstation.
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Tip#5: Decorate the room
Eventually, the final step. Where you can put your ideas into work. “Creativity fashions its own perfect moments.” So, go ahead and make wonders.
You can apply paint or cool wallpapers of your choice. If you opt for painting the walls then always go with mild colors such as pale yellow, green, red, pink and orange. Such colors give a classic look to the room ambiance and makes you feel energetic.
Hung creative curtains, colour the furniture or shelves in the room. The place itself must look fun so that people can work efficiently and become creative and explore new fashion trends.
You can add rugs to make the floor more comfortable and noise absorptive. Always think vertically when organizing a sewing room. A large wall is great to hang the finished quilt.
To add more to your sewing room, you can make creative floorings such as glass flooring, different patterns, and designs on the floor. This will add a pinch of uniqueness to your sewing room and make it look well organized.
There is no such perfect way or method to plan and organize your sewing room. Furthermore, a perfect sewing room organization plan is defined entirely by how you will use the room and the space available.
If you have a whole room dedicated to the craft, then you can easily fit anything and everything you could possibly need. If you are tucking it away in a smaller apartment, you will need to cut some corners and make sure you have your must-haves.
And the last note goes with: stay organized, and clean up after yourself, your sewing room can quickly become your favorite room in the house! Cheers