Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Studio Tour

It has been a while since I have posted any pics of the studio.  Construction has been substantially complete since early last fall with the exception of finishing off the drywall etc on the interior west wall.   I am completely settled in now and I have to say that the studio is definitely my 'happy place.'

Of course it could always be bigger but the truth is I have room for everything as long as I keep organized.  The studio is all cleaned up now in anticipation of some company coming this next weekend so it was a great time to take some photos to share.

My husband gets all the credit!  The studio is a converted porch on our new barn.  The space is approximately 10' x 40'.  Hubs did all the construction work including installing my gorgeous white oak and cherry floor.  Of course he had a great helper (me)!  The energy efficient windows let in a huge amount of light.  The ceiling fans and overhead lighting are also perfect.    The studio is heated with a pellet stove and having lived through one winter already, I can say honestly I was never cold.

Hubs also built me a custom table with a slot for my Bernina PE350.  The top is made from ambrosia maple to which he applied a red dye.  It is really stunning in person!  He aslo made a custom cabinet for my long arm thread which is so convenient.  The shelves along the south wall  under the windows house my fabric stash.  I love having everything where I can see it.

The studio also features a very large design space on the north wall.  I  have some completed quilts displayed there now and can easily fit several large projects.  I have to use a step ladder to reach the top!

The chalk board signs are a reclaimed bed frame that I bought at an antique store.  I think they add just the right touch!

Enjoy the pics!


  1. It looks wonderful! We had to convert a guest room into my longarm room to be able to fit it, but I wish I had the space you do! Looks great.

  2. That's a wonderful space! I love having my frame up and ready waiting on me.

  3. What a beautiful place to create!


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