Yes I know in her post New Studio Tour, Part II, Tierney threatened to post daily until she caught up on posts. Her friend Martha (@marthaginn.blogspot.com) rightly doubted her, but Tierney was convinced it was going to happen.
Well she fell off the “blogging wagon” again so it is time for me to intervene AGAIN.
Most of you know me, but if you are new to this blog, my name is tierneycreates Beastie and I am a Monster, but the good kind of Monster. You can read my story at I’m A Monster!!!. You can also check out the other posts I’ve had to guest blog on (when Tierney fell off the wagon) in the series of posts: Beastie Adventures.
I thought I would continue her series of posts about her new Studio (also known as her guest room with the dangerous carpeting potentially filled with sewing pins and needles) in her new Colorado apartment.
The reason why I am continuing this series as I want you to see where she has me living – you will likely be appalled!
Okay, since I want most of this post to be about me (because that is how Beasties are – it is all about us – just check out the blogs Crawcrafts Beasties and Tammie Painter and you will see what I mean!) I am going to begin with where I live in her studio: IN A BOX!
Yes, and I know you are shocked, she has Mikelet my miniature Miniature Schnauzer and I living in a plastic shoe box!
Most of the time I am standing up looking out like this:
But sometimes she just has me stored like this in the closet:
I hope you all won’t stop reading/following her blog in disgust! No worries, I am going to keep trying to convince her to let me (and Mikelet) wander free around her apartment as well as go on as many Beastie adventures in Colorado as possible.
I recently discovered she went to the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum and did not take me! If I can get Tierney back on track with blogging, she will share photos from her tour of the current amazing exhibit of Hawaiian quilts.
In case you are interested in other stuff in her studio besides me and Mikelet, here are details of some other things she has done to organize her studio.
Tierney did tie on a color scraps to the handle of the baskets holding scraps to indicate the colors inside, thanks to an awesome suggestion from one of her readers.
Due to limited space, she had to group colors of scraps together and here is the organization scheme she went with:
- Black and Gray
- White and Cream
- Black & White fabric scraps
- Yellow, Brown and Orange
- Purple, Pink and Red
- Green (interestingly the largest volume of scraps she has are green scraps)
- Blue, Teal and Aqua
She also created tags for the baskets which contain multiple colors of scraps such as her collections of Batik scraps, art fabric scraps (like Marcia Derse fabrics – see post Fabric Fangirl Frenzy) and shot cottons/linens scraps.
And here is a peek inside one of her crazy scrap baskets (her art fabrics scraps):
Yardage Fabrics and Coordinating Smaller Pieces
Tierney has limited space in her new apartment and is storing her fabric in tubs by color or theme in her two guest room closets. She does not really have the space at the time to pull out all her fabrics and organize them like she did in her Central Oregon home.
Project in Queue
She did buy some hanging wire shelves to keep her “projects in queue” organized:
I will try to get Tierney back on track as she still has a huge backlog of stuff to post about. I am just glad I got to take a break from being stuck in the closet!
(Not to mention she has a LOT of “projects in queue”…)
The real reason Tierney has not been blogging as she has been goofing off and exploring the greater Denver metro area she now lives. Here she is last weekend taking big Mike on a bike ride in his backpack around the area.
I had to ask her for this photo since Mikelet and I were not invited!!!!