A Pieceful Life

A Pieceful Life


I'm so glad that you stopped by, and hope that you enjoy your visit. Here you will find pieces of my life - quilting, cross-stitch, family, travel, friends.
My name is Peg - I am a 60ish wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, friend - and if we're not already related or friends, hope to become your friend too.
We live in the eastern end of the beautiful Fraser Valley, about 1.5 hours east of Vancouver, BC. Empty nesters, we have one son living just a few minutes away, our other son and daughter live in Alberta.
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Thursday, February 23, 2012


My Stash
Pat Sloan at the Learning Center on the Quilting Gallery has been doing a series of organizing tips for sewing spaces.  And I’ve taken another look at my stash:


It’s not very large, and I have some organization to the fat quarters (top pic) that makes sense….at least to me!  Sometimes I think I’d like to have walls of fabric like those seen in some of the studios featured on Pat’s post, but then I feel guilty at the fabric just sitting there doing nothing – and when I want to start a new project, I have to go and buy more fabric.  Most of what I have is leftovers, and actually there are times when they’ve come in handy to fill out a corner here and there, to do a Quilt-along, to practice a new technique.  Anyway, it works for me!
I’m linked to The Learning Center, trying to win the BIG prize LOL!
Happy organization!                    Blessings, Peg


  1. Peg, thanks for sharing your stash. I love the cabinet you have your fabrics stored in.
    Quilting Gallery

  2. Good luck! I am cutting back on giveaway entries because I just don't have time!

  3. Your stash looks quite organized to me: you can see everything and have easy access. As for more fabrics - it is easy to get bored with what we see for a long time, and unless one is a super productive quilter a big stash would necessarily contain a lot of "old" fabric.

  4. I want to shovel out my room this summer when all the doors can be open and I can just chuck!!

  5. My stash is in boxes and bags and my hope chest... I have a plan for organizing it and it looks great on paper! One day it will be real wood and baskets instead of just the imaginary kind.