Total Lazy Sunday folks. I’ve got to get organized. I got some great tips in Portland and have started moving my sewing room to the basement. After seeing Christina’s super organized Burda magazine stash I decided it was time I get on the stick. Mine are in three Kasset boxes from IKEA, but they look mangled because every time I want to browse, I have to thumb through them.
Today, I got a grande latte, packed the BWOFs in a suitcase and took all 60 or so to Kinko’s, loaded up $20 on a card and just copied like there was no tomorrow.
136 copies my friends. One hundred. Thirty. Six. And, I found patterns I totally forgot about. This is a GREAT system. I’m going to take the binder to work, run them through the scanner and make a PDF of it.
interesting fact: my oldest BWOF is from 2000
sad fact: I’m missing about 10 magazines. Two from 2008. Sigh. I think I loaned one out. The rest, I need to hunt down.
interesting fact: A 1.5 inch binder isn’t going be be big enough for my issues. I’m going back for a 2 inch. I still need to copy my La Mia Boutiques and Patroneses which are currently on loan. And my Easy Fashions. And my Knip Modes.
Did you see that Burda has a ‘where to shop’ in London feature? Nifty. Funny how even photos of a fabric store make my heart race a wee bit.
I pre-treated my denim backed sherpa this morning and re-washed some other denim in the stash (I just read that it’s a good idea to wash it twice first). Fuzz is everywhere. That’s just what was in the dryer trap. The only thing I don’t like is that it was very very overdyed. Denim blue bled onto the sherpa. It’s now more a medium brown instead of a light brown. But, the sherpa stayed nice — not ratty at all. And, I don’t mind the sherpa getting darker. Dirt will just show less!