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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Summer Sewing Room

This is my summer sewing room.    It's located on a covered porch just off my bedroom.



When I set this up last summer it was so that I could make cushions for my patio swing.   The outdoor fabric was so stiff and hard to maneuver that I needed room to spread out.  For that project I used my vintage mechanical sewing machine.  



This summer I decided to set up my Kenmore 19233 out there.  I'll mostly be sewing quilt blocks out there.






I also have a card table and a ironing board that I set up when needed.





The end of the porch where I'm standing to take these pictures has a 6 foot porch swing with a nicely padded cushion.  A nice place to take an afternoon nap.  And a bamboo blind I can roll down to keep out the sun.  So even before I added the sewing machine, it was already my favorite "room" in the house.

8 comments:

  1. What a nice idea, sewing outside. And your view is so beautiful.

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  2. This sounds heavenly! One question, what is below the porch? In other words, how do you deal with dropped pins? 8-D

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    1. Below is another porch. I haven't had a problem with that yet :)

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  3. How glorious! Last summer I did a similar set up at my moms whe I was looking after her. You've inspired me to set it up at my own home. Sewing and fresh air- I like it!

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  4. This is so sweet! When I move, I tjink I will set up in the Arizona room for the winter.

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  5. Oh I'm so jealous! It must be so lovely and relaxing to sew in such a tranquil environment!

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  6. What a glorious place to sew!

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