Beastie Adventures, Studio

Tweaks to the Tierneycreates Studio

I love Crafter’s/Artist’s Studio tours! I love to see where people create. If I happen upon a studio tour blog post then it’s time to get a cup of tea and settle back and enjoy!

I have a couple books in my collection of studio tours/ideas and I occasionally pick up the latest issue of the magazine – Where Women Create.

So I thought I’d share an update to the post Guest Blogger: tierneycreates’ “New” Studio Tour, and share some photos of the latest version of my tierneycreates studio (aka back bedroom) in case you like studio tours as much as I do!

The Studio Needed An Official Name

I decided to name it “Tierney’s Woman Cave”!

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New Layout

I changed the layout of the table I have on risers that serves as my cutting table. This is the table I got for free from my community’s for sale/for free online boards.

Before:

2020-04-01_10-55-43_977After (gave the Eurolounger next to the window to the pre-teen next door for her room remodel):

2020-06-08_08-35-51_856I had a feeling when I first re-did my studio after moving back into it after we decided in the early COVID days not to sell the house and to stay put (see post Perspective), that I would make tweaks to the layout as I used the studio and got a sense of what worked and what could be better.

I shifted the iron board and re-did the area on top of the bookcases in the room. I also added in additional storage drawers in the cubby bookcases.

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New Closet

One of the biggest changes is that my partner John removed the original wire shelf and built me nice shelves in the closet. Previously I had the original wire shelf where clothes would have hung with hanging wire shelves added.

Before:
2020-04-01_17-39-50_206After:

2020-06-06_14-39-11_468I love my new closet and had so much fun organizing it!

Tierneycreates Beastie’s New Home

I relocated the Tierneycreates Beastie from a basket to the top of a bookcase next to a delicious basket of fabric string scraps (well delicious to me):

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Project That is Sort of In Progress

I am will share more on this project in a future post in my series What’s on the Design Wall,  but one of my quilting friends gave me a project she decided to give up on after taking a class. Right now I am sorting out the pieces she has sewn together, the pieces she has cut out, the leftover fabric, the pattern and the templates.

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I am also still working on machine quilting my piece All the Trimmings which I last discussed in the post Update on “All the Trimmings”. I had to take it off my sewing machine to roll the section I completed quilting to make room in the machine:

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I am really enjoying my Tierney’s Woman Cave, it is my “happy place”!


Postscript

A quick follow up to the post Proud of My Maker (Guest Blogger Post) in which the guest blogger, Tierneycreates Beastie mentions that I lost her t-shirt during packing for my move that did not  happen.

Well her t-shirt has been found!

Turns out I had shoved it into this antique box when I was packing up:

2020-06-10_22-04-59_661I originally put the box in my cubby bookcase without even checking the contents, but took a closer look the other day.

So now she has her t-shirt for the warmer weather instead of having to wear her sweater all the time!

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46 thoughts on “Tweaks to the Tierneycreates Studio”

  1. Ooooh, exciting things are happening in your studio. The new layout looks good and I nearly drooled when I saw those QSCs (quarter square circles) on your design wall. The colours are delicious (ha!) So glad that you found Tierneycreates Beastie’s warm Tshirt

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  2. OMG! Tierney, everything looks great! What a way to motivate others to recreate their space. As far as that basket of delicious fabric string scraps is concerned? I think Ms. Beastie has her eye on it, so don’t turn your back, my friend…

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  3. Tierney, your Woman Cave looks amazing and SOOOOO organized! I love the way you stashed your fabrics by color. You seem to have lots of room to spread out. Enjoy your new comfy “home!”

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  4. Hi Tierney, I love your updates. Moving the cutting table close to the sunny window was a great idea. Your woman cave is not cave-like at all, very bright and colorful. So glad to see beastie has a special home now too – and a change of clothes.

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  5. Oh woweeeeeeee! What a great place to get creative… Like you, I do love a good studio tour! I also really like the project you’ve taken over from your friend – the colours are amazing.
    What a relief that you found Tierneycreates Beastie’s t-shirt too. I bet she’s celebrating right now by snacking on your fabric scraps… It’s kinda like spaghetti for them 😜 Cheers for the tour, and the shout-out – always appreciated!

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