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brochure.pdf 286 KB [ Download ] cover.pdf 722 KB [ Download ]

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2007
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Organize your fabric stash with a fabric brochure.

Instructions

  1. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 1 1

    Before you begin, you will need to download the page pdf above and print this out on to thick paper or card, make 15 of these initially.

  2. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 2 2

    Designate a page per colour and colour in a tab on the right with that colour. One tab per page.

  3. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 3 3

    Cut off the remaining tabs that you did not colour.

  4. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 4 4

    Cut a small square from your fabric.

  5. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 5 5

    Stick this to the page and write in it's details below: fabric type, fabric colour, amount you have in your stash and where you bought it from.




  6. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 6 6

    Label the fabric with a code, and then place a tab on to the fabric with the corresponding code. Continue this with the rest of your fabric.

  7. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 7 7

    Make pages for all the colours and use any remaining tabs for things like felt, ribbon and trimmings.

  8. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 8 8

    Now, download the <a href="/photos/howto/misc/fabricbrochure/cover.pdf">cover pdf</a> and print this out on to coloured card. Place this on the front of your brochure and a second, blank bit of card, at the back.

  9. How to make a journal. Fabric Brochure - Step 9 9

    Punch holes through the entire stack and slip on a couple of jump rings. Now you're ready to get organized.

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Comments

Lauren @ The Thinking Closet
Lauren @ The Thinking Closet · Orlando, Florida, us

Hi Cat! Just wanted to let you know that I included your awesome fabric brochure in my fabric organization round-up. Here's the link to the post in case you want to stop by and check it out!

<a href="http://www.thinkingcloset.com/2013/06/06/filing-fabric-a-fabric-organization-round-up/">Filing Fabric & A Fabric Organization Round-Up</a>

Cheers,
Lauren
The Thinking Closet

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, Scotland, gb · 865 projects

Thanks so much!

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jamie.thomashonley
jamie.thomashonley · Denver, Colorado, us · 1 project

I really need this..Thank you

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, Scotland, gb · 865 projects

No problem, let me know how it works out!

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Pamela M.
Pamela M.

Great idea! Easily transfers to other crafts, too.

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, Scotland, gb · 865 projects

Yeah, I'd love to make one for yarn too!

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Blue Teapot
Blue Teapot · Clonmel, Tipperary, ie

I clicked on the download and it popped up,thank you for the template and its a really nice idea to :)

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HeartHandmadeUK
HeartHandmadeUK · Belfast, Northern Ireland, gb

hey - the download isnt working anymore!

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Theresa T.
Theresa T. · Oak Park, Illinois, us

great idea...the link is showing as "404 not found" for me...but it has given me some ideas for my own :)

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MsFashionification
MsFashionification · Nederland, Colorado, us · 4 projects

Nice! I'm so going to use this!
@ sewincybermom: the link is in the description box. Click on "PDF here"

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Sewingcybermom
Sewingcybermom · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, us

how do I get the pdf for this? I can't seem to find a link!

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Sarania H.
Sarania H. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, us · 14 projects

This is so great! Now I can finally get organized! Thanks for posting this :)

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Susan K.
Susan K. · Houston, Texas, us

A wonderful idea that I really need to organize my stash. but where can I find the pdf?
s

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