I have to admit that I am stunned.
1. That I did an amazing job.
2. I really don't own as much fabric as I thought.
3. My closet space is small giving the illusion my
collection was great.
You see, this is what I started out with.
Now don't be fooled by the angle of the picture.
That mound you see was pretty decent in size.
But, the closet fooled me good.
You dang closet.
I thought I had a decent stash of fabric.
Here you go bruising my self-esteem.
(Though I do have 2 large bolts of fabric in the closet that are not pictured.)
Okay, my self-esteem is boosted
a wee bit.
Are you like me? Is your stash wrinkly, messy, chaotic, and unorganized?
It was time to clean up my act.
Take your fabric and fold selvage to selvage.
Fold it again lengthwise, so the fold rests against the selvage.
Take some cardboard, and cut it to fit. Wrap your fabric around the cardboard. Once all the fabric is wrapped around the cardboard, pin into place. I took the edge and folded it over again. You can see it in the last picture.
Update: I pinned my fabric in the middle.
Here is the final product in all its glory.
And once again, I am bruised. Almost a third of my collection are whites. Blah!
The two bags to the far left hold my scraps.