As I had a few days home over the winter break, I once again was frustrated and overwhelmed with the amount of stash I have. I have been trying, quite unsuccessfully, to reduce my stash. Fabric to zero if possible. And yarn by.... a lot. It would free up an astonishing amount of space in our apartment. (We've also been going through things and have a sizable donate pile.)
In order to reach a goal, you have to have a plan in place though. Here's THE PLAN.
1. Find one skein projects, such as baby sweaters (for the Etsy shop and to have handy for baby showers), and use up all the single skein sock yarns I have.
3. Make all those sweaters for myself I've been planning and buying yarn for.
Overall Goal: No more stash. Buy fabric as needed only.
1. Finish all the partially done projects hanging out in the closet, and basket. Yes, there is a basket for sewing projects as well.
3. Use pattern books to find suitable patterns for the fabric I have. Again, probably baby stuff for the Etsy shop and baby showers. (I know a
5. Sew every day. Just 15 minutes a day will add up to 7+ hours a month. And on weekends, once I get going I usually end up sewing a lot longer than 15 minutes.