Here's a great idea from a reader, Tracy, showing how to store fabric. She files it.
This method is really simple to implement. All you need are some empty file cabinet drawers and some hanging files, and of course your fabric stash.
Just drape the pieces of fabric across the file folders and voila, you'e organized your fabric pile.
I like this method because one, it's simple. And two, when you place the fabric on the file folders all of a sudden you're really able to see what pieces you've got, and can retrieve the piece you want without sorting through a big stack.
This is what Tracy had to say about this method:
"I thought I'd send this picture as it's a great idea to try and store fabric. It won't fade as no direct sunlight and is all protected from little creatures and easy to find the fabric you are after!!"
Brilliant! In fact, this idea was so popular my friend Emily saw it on my Facebook page and immediately implemented it for herself. You can see her pictures below as well.
So here's my friend Emily's pictures as well. This took her very little time, at least as compared to some organizing projects.
She explained, "Stole this idea from my friend Taylor! Now all my fabric for sewing is neat and organized!!"
It looks great Em!
So has anyone else utilized this method for organizing their fabric? If so, I'd love to see your results. You can submit your photos here for this or any craft organization project, and I'll add them to the site.
Are You Inspired To Get Organized Now?
I hope this has gotten you inspired to get your crafts organized.
If so, make sure you check out the Craft Organization Challenge which is one of the weeks of the 52 Week Organized Home Challenge. It can give you a good overview of the process of organizing both your craft room and your craft supplies.
Further, I'd love it if you joined the 52 Week Organized Home Challenge, which is a free challenge that helps you get your whole home decluttered and organized slowly, over the course of the year, while you build new habits and skills to keep it that way from now on.