It started off with a bin of threads.
Here's a picture of everything in it's new home. This is the unheated room where I keep my longarm. It is in the house that we have been building for quite a while. See all of the bins on the right? They are soooooooo organized! Clear, see-thru bins are awesome for organization.
She didn't hoard a lot of fabric. Only the two green totes have fabric in them. The fabrics are mostly flannels and fleeces. But see all those drawers on her homemade sewing desk? When I open them I feel like I am walking down the notions aisle of JoAnn Fabrics in 1980 -late 1990's. She kept most of her notions with the instructions in baggies -- all very neatly organized. I know that she knew exactly where everything was. There are all kinds of scissors and there are many things I didn't have!
This is her prized Memory Craft 9000. She purchased it on 11-21-1996. It does lovely monogramming and stitches great. It was well loved.
This is a MyLock334D. She made many clothes for customers. It made many weddings beautiful.
I have both of the manuals on my desk and will take them with me to many appointments where I can just read and read. I can't wait to use all of my new treasures.
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