Monday, February 20, 2012

Organize Your Fabric

I love looking at my fabric!
But it didn't used to be that way...

Does any one else's fabric collection look like this?

When I would look for one piece of fabric, I usually had to dig through a few boxes and make a mess in the process. And these boxes had been "neat" before, but let's just say getting the fabric to the box instead of the craft table is an accomplishment. :)

For my sanity, I needed better organization and found this wonderful idea using foam posterboards. Not only is the organization neat, but it doubles as beautiful decoration. Designer fabric needs to be displayed instead of hiding in a box!

Now I can view all of my fabric easily and take out
the one that I need without disturbing the organization.
I LOVE it!

Wanna see how I did it?
Check out the tutorial on The Ribbon Retreat Blog!

Remember a wonderful place to buy designer fabric is  

They carry a wonderful selection and have new collections 
coming in almost weekly!

Plus, make sure to sign up for the newsletter to find out when the fabric sales are.

Have fun organizing!


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Thanks for stopping by!


  1. I am working on my craft room right now and just told my husband that I still have more things that I need to purge. This is gorgeous.

    I hope you can share a post with us over at the It's a Wrap Link Party at Artful Rising.


  2. Poster boards! Brilliant. Stopping by way of Cherished Bliss's linky party. I've always just assumed that this would be a pricey way to organize fabric, but poster board makes it affordable. Awesome.

  3. This is really pretty.


  4. What a great idea! My fabric is a HUGE mess right now. I'm going to have to try this.

    Erin at

  5. That looks so nice that I wouldn't want to use any of it!

  6. So glad I stopped by, I've been trying to find a fabric store online that ships to Canada, and you just pointed me to a great one!! Love all your fabric and how you chose to display them. I will definetly be doing this from the get-go (just starting to learn how to sew) because I love pretty fabric. Now off to find poster board!


  7. Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday - you were featured today!
    ---Mandy, www.SugarBeeCrafts

  8. It looks amazing! I think I might have to sort through my fabric and see if I can't make it easier to see/use. Thanks for sharing your fabric "makeover".

  9. Gorgeous job! Did you use foam core to wrap your fabric to create bolts? I did this last year and it truly made my craft room 10x more organized!

  10. Love this..I have been planning on making mini bolts in my craft room re-do. I love how you put vases/jars with ribbon between that were color coordinated! Looks Great! I'm your newest follower and I'd love for you to stop by and visit sometime! Have a wonderful weekend!


  11. Such a great idea! I love you fabric collection, too. Thanks for the inspiration!

  12. This is such a great idea--thanks for sharing because I'm going to use it! I came over from Catch a Glimpse and

  13. What a great idea not to mention a great fabric collection!

  14. Love how nice and neat it is. Very inspiring!

  15. Stopping by from the Girl Creative Blog Hop!

  16. Great job again on organizing your fabric. I featured your post on Sew Woodsy today!

  17. This looks so cute and nice!! We loved having you link up to "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We hope to have you back again soon!! -The Sisters

  18. Super cuuute... I featured you as one of my FAV from last week's linky.. Thanks SO much for linking.. Pinned this.. So crafty. Hope you can come back again this evening.. ;)) Wishing ya a great day.. ;))

  19. Oh my goodness, I have closets full and I'd love to do this ! Nice job!

  20. A wonderful idea! I am a new follower and I hope you follow me too

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