Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Lost in fabric and thread

Good morning all!  I know you all have been so worried about my whereabouts these last few weeks.  I promise I have not fallen off the face of the Earth.  I am still here, procrastinating my way through the new year.  It's always hard for me to get back into the swing of things after the holidays, including blogging.  The wintry weather we have had around her doesn't help either....makes me want to stay inside all day and not venture out into the cold world!

I have however, been practically living in my new craft room...emerging for short periods of time to eat and sleep and take care of my other chores.  But most days you will find me hidden away among piles of fabric and thread.  My new craft room has been somewhat of a blessing and I am happy to have a new place to work on my hobbies (some hobbies I didn't even know I had!) 

Currently I am working on some exciting projects.  I want to share so bad, but a few of these things are gifts for folks who read my blog.  So until these secret projects are unveiled to the recipients, I can't show you!  Stay tuned though!  In the meantime, here are some pictures of my new craft room.  I plan to do a little more decorating (curtains and such).  It's nothing fancy but I love the space. 

 This is my new workstation.  Hubby just hung my "inspiration board" yesterday so I have yet to add too much to it!  That's my grandmother's sewing machine, a Kenmore 158-1913.  It's about 30 years old and runs like a champ. 
 My craft storage...fabric, beads, notions, and paint!

My reading corner, sans chair...hopefully coming soon!  

Humphrey, the chinchilla is not sure what to think of sharing his room with me.  Here you will notice him giving me the stink-eye for bugging him.  Up until I remodeled this room, he had it all to himself...now he has to deal with my noise and disturbances.  (He is active mostly in the evenings and very shy, so often my crafting wakes him up from his mid-day naps.)

But he is warming up to the idea of sharing his room...

Often waking up from his naps to check out what I am doing...

And demanding I give him a treat for being so accommodating regarding this new arrangement!


  1. He is sooooo cute!!!!! I just love them! They are so soft!
    I like your craft room. So very neat!

  2. It is cozy! Your craft room is superb - from the workspace to the reading corner. So what chair and other stuff did you put in the reading corner?