* fabric cabinet

Posted on June 4th, 2006 by maitreya. Filed under Fun with Lab Supplies.


Someone at lab was giving away these 2 sets of cubbies, usually used for class handouts and homework. They immediately screamed “fabric storage” to me. We picked up the screw-on legs at Home Depot. I eventually will stain them, but I was too impatient to get all my fabric out of the shoe-organizer and into the new cabinet. The shoe-organizer is now my yarn stash (previous yarn storage was a cardboard box that the cat liked to sleep in).

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19 Responses to “fabric cabinet”

  1. ariel Says:

    that reminds me, i have some really nifty green flowers fabric to mail you. [and a hello kitty flashlight.]

  2. kyrie Says:

    this is so AWESOME!!! :)

  3. kirsty Says:

    Fantastic fabric storage device!

  4. futuregirl Says:

    It’s perfect that the space between the two cubbies leaves a wide area for storage as well. I’m jealous of your fabric stash AND your fabric stash storage.

  5. Ali Says:

    Why is great storage just so exciting? It’s not even as if I am a very tidy person. I’m sure if I had cubbies like yours I would BECOME one.

  6. Regina Says:

    Wow you’re so lucky to have found this! It’s functional and has great lines and style! Looks like it was meant to be a fabric storage space!

  7. Sazzle Says:

    What a great idea and recycling too…
    my stash if stuffed in a chest of draws and you can’t see exactly what you have got.
    lovely site!

  8. Gina Says:

    *drool*
    Such a great display. Also keeps everything at hand. Very nice.

  9. stevie Says:

    great find, those are awesome!

  10. briana Says:

    How fabulous are thoose!?! They look so mid-century modern – like something you would have paid the equivilant of a mortgage payment for at Design Within Reach.

  11. Rachel Says:

    what a great find. They look great. I like that the shelves are not so far apart that you end up with big, hard-to-manage piles of fabric (like mine).

  12. Michele Says:

    That’s a great idea. (and find!) I’m still struggling to find the perfect place for my stash.

  13. marybeth Says:

    Holy perfect timings! these are fantastic!!
    They are so functional and sleek looking at the same time!

  14. Meg Says:

    Great score!

  15. sarah Says:

    Oh, I am SO jealous of that! Time to make the hubby get out his tools again, lol!

  16. joyce Says:

    that’s great!

  17. Yamila Says:

    I love them
    the thrill of being a scientist and artistic
    congrats for being both! When i did not know what to do when I was to start uni toss up between art and science, my parents said do science you can always do art later. They were so right, i have just finished a PhD in paleontology and now it is possible to do anything artistic.

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