Sunday, October 3, 2010

sew... what's new?

When we painted the great room at the Lake house green a few weeks ago, I decided it would be good to add a bit of that green around the room. This weekend I sewed new curtains for the door and a valence for the kitchen sink window. close-up of wall color and fabric
the finished door curtain
adding contrasting tabs to the stripe for the sink window
the finished valence
both curtains together with the green walls
The white behind the sink is an "Anaglypta" wallpaper I put up years ago.
It looks like the design on old fashioned tin tiles and is on all the walls in the kitchen counter area.

It was a gorgeous fall weekend here in Atlanta, so I sewed with all the doors and windows open, enjoying the fresh air as if I were sewing outside!


8 comments:

  1. Love the fabric! It looks gorgeous! xoxo

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  2. That looks great! thanks for commenting, this morning - next time you are in Madison -run in our new florist/garden shop. That is where my friend bought my arrangement. It is a GREAT shop that should be sitting in a major city, not in Madison - the name is Le Petit Jardin and it is located behind the Chop House - one block east of mainstreet.
    -Trish

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  3. looks really nice all together. good job!

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  4. Love it! I think I want a new sewing machine for Christmas. Any recommendations? Although I'll probably have to sew with the windows closed in the winter. BRRRR!

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  5. The room looks really pretty... I love the wall color. My next mission is to learn to sew! Your curtains look adorable! Thanks for your visit and your kind words. You TRULY made my day! :0) Happy Tuesday!

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  6. I love the fabrics you picked! Everything looks so beautiful. =)

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  7. Cute, cute, cute! You are so talented and have such great taste. I aspire to be like you. Someday...

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  8. Great fabrics! Love the green paint you used too!
    ~Kimberlee
    www.TheSpunkyDiva.com

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