I felt better today, a bit of energy returned and I took full advantage of it. I really want to start sewing, but of course, I could not as I had Rosey’s room camped on my sewing table. What to do?
I sat down with some paper and came up with some ideas, which mean some re-arranging. I have limited space, limited ways to do it. I had to think about what was practical, how to keep Rosey close to me at night, where I could sew and so on. The original intent was to put the sewing table under the bedroom window, but it was so cold all winter, I thought it would be best by my side of the bed, where it would be warmer. But it did take up a lot of space. So I put it under the window and although that is husband’s side of the room, he will just have to deal with flying threads and fabric. I will have to be extra careful with pins though. His bare feet always finds my missing needles and pins.
I then moved the big wooden wardrobe back to the original spot, which now left my entire side by the bed open.
I dragged the wooden chest in the bedroom (it has all my yarns in it). That is now Rosey’s room. It is smaller by far than my big sewing table, but that’s just how it will have to be for now. I kept the school room on the THING, but did not put my table table back on as a floor, so the school room is a bit smaller no too. I want to start drawing again, so I need it.
I had set Olivia’s teapot house on my night stand while working and at the last minute, realising I had no place to put it, thought it would be fine where it was. This all worked out quite well, my doll and knitting books at hand, my sewing boxes and knitting needles handy and Rosey’s bed is close to mine.
I added two screws to the back of the white cabinet, turned it upside down and hung it on the wall. This way Rosey can hang a towel from the bars. I really struggled to find the right things to make the room work, with less space, it was a challenge. I will be keeping my eye out for something to better surface areas, I would love to find a proper table. I had to bring the sofa back to the bedroom, since the lounge has been changed a bit now that I removed the wooden chest. That sofa of course takes up a lot of room. I wouldn’t mind the sofa and bed, it’s the middle part I think doesn’t look as comfy.
The flash went out, so the photo is bad, but this arrangement isn’t working for me. I think of all the things I did, this room proved to be the most difficult. The issue is how I may be photographing Rosey in it, lacking two walls is daunting. I have the wall I created with a window, so I may end up adding that when I take photo’s. I would love a bookcase, but my wooden knitting needle case will have to do. I was able to put the school items not in use in the case.
Lot’s to think on, I may have to get creative and build something instead of trying to find it. A proper table and perhaps a nice big fireplace to the centre wall might be the best solution in Rosey’s room and walls for the school room.