Meanwhile, I have been spending some time indoors trying to flatten the heaps of fabric that are creating a mountainous terrain on the floor of my craft room. In researching fabric organization, I stumbled upon crating mini bolts using comic book backing board. They are about 7" x 11" and made of thin cardboard. I thought this might work for me. It is the perfect size height wise to fit in the Ikea Expedit bookcase in my craft room.
I ordered the backing boards from Amazon. I have to admit, they sat in my craft room for a month, but I finally broke them out and started wrapping fabric around them yesterday. Let me show you the difference.
Using this tutorial, I watched the season finale of Revenge (let me just say-WOW!) and organized a huge pile.
Somewhere in the middle of my task, my "helper" woke up from her nap. The assembly line I had going started looking something like this:
I had a bunch of fabric that was oddly shaped, so I just did my best in folding it into the roll. It all worked out.
Overall, I'm happy with how it turned out. The pile shown above represents about 1/4 of my stash. I still have a lot of work to do. All in good nap time:)
Easier Than I Thought!
Cost: Around $10 for 100 boards!