Published on October 3rd, 2011 | by Julie Finn2
Five Upcycled Fabric Storage Solutions
You have a lot of fabric. How do you store it?
An eco-friendly fabric storage system needs to allow you to be organized. If you know what you have and where it is, then it’s easier to own only what you need and use, and to pass on the rest to another place where it will be useful.
Most of all, however, an eco-friendly fabric storage system needs to allow you to be organized without placing extra burdens on the environment. The best molded plastic closet storage system in the world is still made of petroleum by-products, and those new shelves that you built…they’re not cut from old-growth forests, or chock-full of formaldehyde, are they?
If you’re dreaming about a new way to organize your fabric, check out these five storage solutions that are constructed from eco-friendly upcycled materials:
Do you buy fabric by the bolt? Bunny Hill Designs used an old grape container that holds entire bolts of fabric and adds to her decor. Crates made from broken-down pallets would have that same worn, antique look.
[Image by Bunny Hill Designs, used with attribution]