Saturday, July 14, 2018

Studio Redesign

Welcome to the Creative Spaces Blog Hop!

It is a crazy 6 week journey with a ton of people!  Each week we will all tackle one subject.  There are also a lot of giveaways!!  (More on those at the end).

This is week 1 where we each talk about our Studio Clean up.  I am going to be a little different and talk about my studio redesign.

Back in the late part of 2016 I had this great idea.  I wanted to stream on Twitch.  I had a studio in the my basement and wanted to be able to interact with people while I created quilts and patterns.  I had a very basic set up.
It felt cramped though.  Once I added in a few cameras and lights I wasn't going to be able to move around a lot.

During Fall Quilt Market of 2016 I met the amazing people at Arrow Sewing Cabinets.  They agreed to work with me to redesign my space and make it more streamer friendly.  I was very excited and couldn't wait for my boxes of furniture to get started!

First I had to get everything moved so I could paint the walls.

Then I got to put my brand new Arrow furniture together!  I went with a cool stylish table and a few thread cabinets (I will get to those during week 5).

My finished studio was a dream come true!

Next was the streaming equipment!  I got a few cameras and lights and set everything up.

It was very simple to find the right lights but cameras were a little harder.  I ended up settling on the Logitech 922.  Over the past year I have gone to a 4 camera system but the overall design hasn't changed much.

Want to come hang out while I stream?  My schedule is always on my Facebook and my Twitter.  I also announce on Instagram when I go live.  We have a lot of fun, talk about sewing and quilting and of course have daily giveaways.  I am the giveaway queen after all.

Speaking of giveaways, let’s get to them!

First, the overall prizes. Crafters Edge is giving away their Crossover II Fabric and Cutting system plus several die packs. Daylight is giving away a Slimline LED table lamp. Basal is also donating some prizes. To enter, make sure you visit

Now for my giveaways!

I am giving away a few of my new books Designing Block Quilts, a quilt kit, patterns, and of course stickers!  To enter, just complete tasks for chances to win here ->

Make sure to check out everyone that is participating in the hop!  In addition to the giveaways on Cherry Blossoms Quilting page and my blog, all of the other participants may be doing giveaways as well!

Mondays:   Tammy Silvers Tamarinis
   Cherry Guidry Cherry Blossom Quilting
Tuesdays:   Reeze Hanson Morning Glory Designs
    Jessica VanDenburgh Sew Many Creations
Wednesdays: Kate Colleran Seams Like a Dream
Jessica Caldwell  Desert Bloom Quilting
Thursdays: Jackie Kunkel Canton Village Quilt Works
Vicki Hansen  Cranberry Pie Designs
Fridays:  Erin Hentzel  Avery Lan Designs
Christa Watson  Christa Quilts
Saturdays:    Toni Smith  Quiltoni
Swan Sheridan  Swan Amity
   Sundays: Pauline McArthur   Funky Friends Factory
Annie Smith
Joanne Sharpe

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