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9 Ideas to Decorate your Sewing Room

Contributing editor Louise Cuttings studio is covered with sewing-related decorations.
Helen Haugheys sewing space is bright, spacious, and subtly decorated with books, photos, and fabric.
Ruth Ciemnoczolowski likes to take advantage of inexpensive furniture and storage systems to enhance her studio space.
Contributing editor Louise Cuttings studio is covered with sewing-related decorations.

Contributing editor Louise Cutting's studio is covered with sewing-related decorations.

Photo: Gary Junken

Below is a roundup of some of our favorite sewing room decoration ideas from our latest issues of Threads. If you're looking for a way to spruce up your studio, look no further.

Owner of Cutting Line Designs and contributing editor Louise Cutting shared her Winter Park, Florida, sewing space with us in Threads #173.

As you can see, Louise adds color to her room by placing high-end shopping bags from all around the world above cabinets and bookshelves. She also frames and hangs her hand-drawn pattern illustrations on cabinets, bookshelves, and on just about any free wall space she can find.

Shopping bags and illustrations

(Photo: Gary Junken)

In addition, Louise always knows where to find the right pair of scissors. She conveniently hangs her many varieties on a peg board with hooks close to her sewing machines.

Scissor rack

(Photo: Gary Junken)

machines Take a look at more sewing studios and spaces:

• An Inside Look at Mary Ray's Sewing Studio
• Inside Louise Cutting's Sewing Room
Another Look at Kenneth D. King's Sewing Space
• Helen Haughey's Favorite Tools and Storage Solutions

In Threads #174, business owner and couture sewer, Helen Haughey let us tour her lovely sewing studio, located in her St. Louis, Missouri, home.

Helen says this wooden MyKoalaStudio table is the perfect combination sewing/cutting table for her. The additional storage space beneath the surface is great for displaying fabric and other treasured memorabilia.

MyKoalaStudio table

(Photo: Heather Roth Fine Art Photography)

Helen also has a beautiful fitting setup. In addition to her tri-fold mirror, Helen has plenty of space for client fittings to take place on a covered platform.

Fitting setup

(Photo: Heather Roth Fine Art Photography)

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Comments (13)

Bevila Bevila writes: Great tips thanks.
Posted: 5:04 am on August 29th

Syedzuhair Syedzuhair writes: Superb decor! Specially love idea about sewing/cutting table.
Thanks for sharing wonderful ideas.
Keep posting!!!

Posted: 7:12 am on April 25th

homeeapp homeeapp writes: If you design your room living/family room, even bath room, then why you should leave those rooms where we work for example sewing room. And what could be more creative than using self created items from your work related goods.
Any way nice post keep it up!
Posted: 7:18 am on April 15th

SteveGolden SteveGolden writes: Looks awesome
Posted: 9:46 am on March 8th

roselynbette roselynbette writes: All 9 were lovely. I am now considering to enhance my "work station" with any of them to some degree. Thank you for the ideas!
Posted: 2:02 am on January 8th

NathanGreen NathanGreen writes: Seriously, how many scissors does one need xD

Posted: 6:59 am on January 5th

susanbrown susanbrown writes: wow very nice dresses
Posted: 12:28 am on December 31st

leonyharja leonyharja writes: wow vry nice dresses
Posted: 2:10 am on December 29th

Claurence006 Claurence006 writes: I don't have my own sew room but I like the old fashioned one.
Posted: 1:53 am on October 19th

ErinGoodwin ErinGoodwin writes: These are all so cute! I want my own sewing room now.
Posted: 7:56 am on September 11th

GutterCleaner GutterCleaner writes: The scissors stand looks so professional. Kudos for the article!
Posted: 8:30 am on August 3rd

EdwardJenkins EdwardJenkins writes: Brilliant Work.. well done
Posted: 2:14 am on July 31st

tanlithrash tanlithrash writes:
Posted: 5:39 pm on April 23rd

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