Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Day 31: Sewing Room

My favorite cleaning projects are the ones where I am cleaning something I am about to use. My friend Gina inspired me to make a party dress for Ely earlier this week. I didn’t take a before picture of the sewing room but if you see these after pictures you can just use your imagination.  I promise this is organized for my sewing room.  After decluttering, I cleaned the table and the desk because they had gotten so dusty!  BUT I have yet to dust the blinds (last blinds in the house….) and vacuum.

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Making the dress was a 3 part process. Step 1: Go to JoAnn and buy orange fabric. Step 2: Clean the sewing room and finally Step 3: Make the dress!  On the left of my desk is evidence of Ely's shenanigans.

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While I decluttered feverishly, Miss Ely enjoyed all the free space to play in. Since before there was nowhere to walk! Here is Baby Boy getting his breakfast.

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Here is my lovely assistant.

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Here was the end of Step 1. All my materials in place!

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I stayed up until 5:30am finishing the dress because I knew if I left any of it for Day 32, it would either not get done or get in the way of my other hundred things to do. I am quite pleased with results! And considering that Ely just had to wear it for her nap, I have to say she's happy with it too.

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