• Sufficient light, either natural or by the use of halogen lighting.
• Plenty of room to maneuver.
• Space to lay and cut.
• Storage – your fabrics, notions and threads have to go somewhere.
• Somewhere for your body form to live
• Family – you may have to take over an already functioning room.
• Your budget.
• You may need to think about your flooring, e.g. strength.
• Seating – Investment in a good quality Swivel chair to aid posture.
So as you are probably now aware, the thought and work involved in setting up your own sewing area can be extensive, expensive and dependent on space, sometimes intrude a little into the family home.
If your looking around, still finding it hard to picture that corner of your home, that bedroom, outhouse or other such space as a creative area that is solely yours, then maybe the idea’s below could help.
If space for you is not a problem, and you are lucky enough to be able to transform a whole room into a working sewing space, or if you want inspiration and aspire for such a thing in the future, then check out the links below -
No matter where you choose to fashion sew, just make sure it’s a comfortable place where you can lose yourself and tap into true creativity.
Colleen G Lea