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« Reply #90 on: October 23, 2008 06:19:37 AM »

I'm moving and I decided to use these comic book flats to help me pack my fabric.  It's fantastic!  Thanks so much for the idea.

Here's a shot of one box.  (I am currently up to six boxes.  Fabric much?)

It was so easy to do, and the comic book flats were like $7 at my local comic book store.

Thanks again!

This looks great! It really is so easy!
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blondemama71
« Reply #91 on: October 25, 2008 09:23:57 PM »

GORGEOUS!!!!!
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Xadrian
« Reply #92 on: October 26, 2008 05:09:18 PM »

completely awesome..I have a gigantic bag of fabric upstairs someone just gave me just lying around and I had been hoping to run across something to get them sorted and organized!! Great idea!
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robingal1
« Reply #93 on: January 13, 2009 10:43:31 AM »

My cousin showed me how to do that, only she used (and now, so do I) comic book boards.  You can get 20 for about $10 at most comic book stores.
I love what you did to your room. 
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RetroRomantic
« Reply #94 on: August 07, 2009 05:49:24 PM »

This could be done inside an old armoire instead of a bookshelf. If you don't have space for a craft room, add shelves to an old armoire and organize everything in there.
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fochaux
« Reply #95 on: December 29, 2009 09:33:32 AM »

these ones are more expensive but still waaaaaaaaay less than the fabric organizers and are almost the same dimensions.  I will, however, be using the less expensive smaller ones.  I don't have massive amounts of fabric, so those should do me

http://www.comicsupply.com/product_info.php?products_id=40877

Thanks for the inspiration!  My hubby says to say he totally loves you b/c you made me want to get all my fabric and yarn organized and out of "his" garage LOL
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Since my girls actually nap (knock on wood), I am going to start trying to work off my negative feedback.  Life got hectic with their early arrival.  I apologize for the inconveniences my flaking caused.
Carlafibers
« Reply #96 on: December 30, 2009 07:09:56 PM »

Love your organization, even if it now several years old.   Smiley

Here is the link http://www.bcwsupplies.com/products/Comic-Boards/ to the site I purchased my acid free comic book boards several years ago.  I had so many people ask me about my storage that I wrote a blog tutorial in 2008 at http://featheredfibers.wordpress.com/2008/02/28/fabric-stash-organization-and-tutorial/ 

I did not live near a comic book store, so I decided to order online.  Obviously, if a store is near you, this will save you on shipping. 

While it is tempting to use inexpensive cardboard for organizing your fabric stash, I do not recommend it because the cardboard may not be acid free.  In my day job, I am a professional machine quilter and teacher, so I work with textiles, fibers and quilt store fabrics on a daily basis.  There are several products marketed by quilters for this, but they are very pricey.  Save your money and use acid free comic book boards.    Regards, Carla
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