A Story About Soap

Posted on April 11, 2021 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge

. . . and how it relates to quilting . . . I’m not really giving us a new organizing challenge today, since we’re supposed to still be working on getting rid of one thing a day for now. What I’m here for today is to give you a little food for thought. I’ve mentioned […]

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March Organizing Task Two

Posted on March 27, 2021 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge
March Organizing Task Two

Time for another organizing task already?!?! How did you do with cleaning out a drawer? I got a bit carried away. I actually cleaned out about 25 drawers! I went through all the drawers in all my rolling carts, which is why this UFO got downsized into a mini: And this UFO got the edges […]

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March Organizing Task One

Posted on March 11, 2021 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge
March Organizing Task One

Well, that went fast, didn’t it? Were you able to find three troublesome things to deal with in your sewing space? I have way more than three, but there were a few that were really bothering me. ONE: My batting storage closet. I have EIGHT rolls of batting that belong to customers (who send me […]

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February Organizing Task Two

Posted on February 27, 2021 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge
February Organizing Task Two

Are you ready for February’s second Studio Organizing Challenge? How did you do with the first one? Here’s a before and after of the pile I tackled. It’s not finished yet, and I never even got to the pile on the ironing board. Before: After: I reorganized all the projects in the pile and put […]

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February Organizing Task One

Posted on February 10, 2021 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge
February Organizing Task One

OK, here we go with our first Studio Organizing Challenge of February! I’m still feeling like I was a bit hard on us with the Final Countdown this year, but I also feel like it did me more good than ever, so it was worth it. Things might finally be clicking and falling into place […]

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My Organizing Journey

Posted on February 2, 2021 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge
My Organizing Journey

Organizing just comes naturally to some people — like my grandmother, who passed the gene on to my sister, while skipping over my mother and me. My sister is more like our grandmother, and I’m more like our mother. I’m super organized about some things, but other things just escape me. I’d love to be […]

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January Studio Organizing Challenge

Posted on January 21, 2021 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge
January Studio Organizing Challenge

January is about to get away from me. I decided to finish my kitchen remodel in December, and naturally, it ran over into January, so I’m still struggling to finish that up, along with all the regular things going on around here, and a more-than-full schedule of customer quilts to longarm. So here it is, […]

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12th Annual Final Countdown Wrap-up

Posted on January 7, 2021 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
12th Annual Final Countdown Wrap-up

Today I’m back to announce the winners of The 2020 Final Countdown. I think this one was more fun for me than ever, even tho I gave us some hard tasks! I love that some of you sent in pictures, and I’ve really enjoyed the great comments and wonderful suggestions. And it’s sooo wonderful to […]

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2020 Final Countdown, Task Three

Posted on December 31, 2020 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
2020 Final Countdown, Task Three

Loving all the photos you are sharing ( mainly because I love getting peeks into other people’s sewing spaces)! Here are a few more photos . . . Some afters from yesterday’s befores: Amazing differences, right? Like a breath of fresh air, I always say . . . Some befores, and I’m showing you these, […]

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2020 Final Countdown, Task Two

Posted on December 30, 2020 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
2020 Final Countdown, Task Two

How are you doing with your main work surface? Have you unearthed it yet? Still working on it? Several of you sent me pictures, and it really comforts me to know I’m not alone in this mess-making habit of mine! Wanna see some of them? Here are a couple before shots. I’m withholding names to […]

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