Friday, August 24, 2012

Fan Feature: Pretty in Pink Sewing Room.

As you know by now I have been asking our fans to send us pictures of their sewing studio and we have been posting them in an album on our Facebook to show off each space.
Look at the album here to see all the pretty spaces. 

We have received many photos of rooms and are loving them!
When I opened the email containing the pictures of Lisa's sewing room I literally had to catch my chin before it hit the desk.
I can't help but love a pink room! But a sewing room?! Above all things! I could hang these pictures on a wall and look at them all day! 

We wanted to tell you a little about Lisa and her gorgeous sewing room so we asked her a few questions: 
What is your day job?   I work in marketing for a senior living community in Fort Worth, Texas.  We have Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation.  Most of the ladies that live here know that I sew and love to see the new things I wear that I’ve made.  

What is your dream job?   My dream job would be to be a fashion designer, but unfortunately I cannot draw anything!

What do you sew in your sewing room?  CLOTHES, lots of clothes!  Sewing them gives me the ability to have all the latest styles for much less!!
Lisa made the dress she is wearing from Fabric Mart fabric!
We no longer carry that particular design, but we have another wonderful paisley print (shown on the right)

What is your favorite part of your sewing room?  I’m not sure I have a favorite part.  I love everything about this room from my machines to my sofa!

Give us an organizational tip:  I try to keep a list of all my patterns on my iPad so I won’t keep buying the same ones over again.  I just recently started this after finding 3 of the same patterns multiple times!
What was the inspiration for your sewing space?  Pink! And Lilly Pulitzer!  I love them both!

How did you decide on the color pink?  It’s my favorite color and I knew I could never have it in another room in the house.

When/How did you learn to sew?  Like most everyone else, I took home ec in middle school, but didn’t really “learn” to sew until I was about 21.  I worked with a woman who sewed a lot of her clothes so she helped me learn to read a pattern and after that I never looked back!

How much time do you spend in your sewing room?  I would say during the work week I spend maybe 5 hours in my sewing room, but on the weekends that usually where I am.
How often do you buy fabric from Fabric Mart?  I would say every few months I buy fabric from Fabric Mart.  

Where do you get your inspiration for your projects?  I’m addicted to Pinterest and get lots of inspiration there as well as magazines.

What inspired you to put a beautiful couch in your sewing room?  I wanted my sewing room to be a retreat for me.  I love the room so much that I wanted to be able to be in there even when I didn’t have a project to work on.  I found the couch at my job.  We were remodeling the common areas and the employees were able to purchased the older things.  This couch just called my name!  And the best part, it only cost $15!
Thank you, Lisa for showing us your sewing room!

Don't forget to check out more sewing rooms on our Facebook and Pinterest!
And remember to email us pictures of your sewing space to fabricmartblog@gmail.com
by August 31st 2012 to show off your space!
We want to see it whether it is clean, messy, small, or large. Any sewing space is a beautiful space!

1 comment:

  1. Wow - I love this room and it's in my favorite color. I love the couch in the room - I wish my room was as cozy looking!

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