Years dreaming, and months getting it all together, finally my studio is starting to come together...just as I imagined it would.
On Friday, we nipped out to IKEA to pick up my new sewing table. I've been searching over the last few months, trying to find the right vintage table, but sadly I've not found one. They were either too big, too small, too expensive, or just not quite right. I'd tried to use my little blue one, but it felt awkward, I'm a messy sewer, needing lots of space. This size is perfect.
I've been looking for a vintage machinist chair too, but they are so expensive. The right one popped up on eBay yesterday, it's not the prettiest of chairs, but at a fraction of the cost, it can be a fixer upper. Bit of paint and vintage fabric and it will look fab...my family, as usual, will think I'm bonkers when it arrives. I love the look on their faces when they see some of the things I drag home...
I'm just waiting for the top to be secured to the legs, then I can get out my sewing machine. The first thing I plan to make is a sewing machine cover, and I need a new cushion cover too. I'm really looking forward to reacquainting in myself with sewing again, and hopefully improving my skills too. They really need it!
These aren't the best photos, it's actually very light in my studio, but my photos always come out dark, I'm not sure why. I'm going to need an iron and ironing board too, does anyone have any tips? It's not the biggest of spaces, so a small portable ironing table is what's needed.
I'm still pinching myself...my very own space, wonderful. I feel very fortunate.
Thank you all so much for reading my blog, and for all your lovely comments. I'm still enjoying my little corner of cyber space, but I'm feeling I need to make some changes, but I'm not sure what. It's a bit like when you've had a room the same way for years, same colour, furniture in the same place. It works very well, but you get the urge to get out the paintbrush, and move the sofa. I'm not sure how relevant Vintage Sheet Addict is to me anymore, although, looking at these images, vintage sheets are everywhere!
So, I'm not quite sure where I'm going, I'm not really sure if I need to go anywhere...but I do fancy a change. The next thing I will change however, will be that sewing chair, get it looking tip top!
Have a great weekend,
Amanda :) xxx
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