Declutter and Organize Your Sewing Space

Declutter and Organize Your Sewing Space


Latest Episodes

Season 2 Episode 7 – Interview with Hannah Gilly
May 26, 2019

In this episode I interview Hannah Gilly, of @knitwithhannah. She runs the YouTube channel Knit With Hannah, designs knitting patterns, offers online courses about knitting, and enthusiastically motivates other knitters!

Season 2 Episode 6: Procrastination
May 22, 2019

If you love your creative work but you always seem to find a way to avoid it, put it off until later, do the least-important parts first instead of concentrating on the challenging parts, or generally not get things done all the way to completion,

Season 2 Episode 5: When you have more than one creative practice
May 02, 2019

What do you do with all your materials and tools when you have more than one creative practice? For example, if you enjoy sewing and knitting and you also do some card-making, how do you prioritize your activities and where do you put all your material...

Season 2 Episode 4: Interview with Melissa Averinos
April 05, 2019

Season 2 Episode 4 of the Declutter and Organize Your Sewing Space podcast is an interview with Melissa Averinos, who talks about decluttering her creative space despite not being a natural-born declutterer.

Season 2 Episode 3 – Decluttering your me-made items
March 29, 2019

If you love making clothes, home dec items, or quilts for yourself, you may find it difficult to declutter your me-made items, especially if they’re of sentimental value to you. But equally, if you’re a prolific sewist or quilter,

Season 2 Episode 2 – Interview with Sarah Ashford
March 19, 2019

In this episode I interview Sarah Ashford of Sarah Ashford Studio, a modern quilter who creates quilt patterns for magazines and other publications, writes about quilts and quilting, works with British fabric companies to test out their fabrics,

Season 2 Episode 1 – How to organize your fabric
March 12, 2019

This episode is all about organizing your fabric – after you’ve fully decluttered, of course! (If you haven’t quite finished decluttering, please go back and listen to Season 1 first.) I talk about the different ways of categorizing your fabric,

Episode 23 – Season 1 Recap
November 30, 2018

The last episode of Season 1 includes a recap of what we’ve done so far to declutter your sewing space, a few words about the Sense of Duty mindset issue as it relates to the holiday season, and information on how you can contribute to the ‘Declutter a...

Episode 22 – Interview with Margaret Metcalfe
October 30, 2018

In this episode I interview Margaret Metcalfe, Oxfordshire Coordinator for Project Linus UK, about making quilts for children in distress – something that may appeal to those who want to use up their stash!

Episode 21 – The basics of decluttering and organizing
October 08, 2018

This episode walks you through the basic steps of decluttering, including bringing all your items together, grouping them by type, setting up your logistics, getting your no-longer needed items out the door, and organizing the rest!