Thursday, March 4, 2010

New drapes (almost)!

We visited Ikea on Sunday to get more shelving for fabric. Yes, I'm expanding by the day!
Then I saw this:

The drapes in the store/dining room are awfully dated.  This is just what the doctor ordered.  Now to find time to actually make new curtains.

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14 comments:

  1. Oh boy! That fabric is going to make beautiful drapes. But I don't envy you the task. :)

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  2. Love that fabric! It's dangerous for me to go to Ikea and hang around the fabric section for too long hehe

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  3. Some of those big grommets would look cool . . .

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  4. You crack me up! You have all that fab fabric coming in daily and you go to Ikea for more! Too funny!!!

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  5. Admit it, you're going to make the curtains slightly too narrow and slightly too short so that you have lots of scraps.... :-)

    Beautiful choice!

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  6. Nice fabric. Be sure to take before and after pictures!

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  7. That fabric is terrific! I just love Ikea and really need to make an Ikea run soon.

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  8. I just installed drapes today tat I made with Ikea abric. I also slipcovered a loveseat with the same fabric. A very luxe look for little cash!! I will post pictures on my blog.

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  9. Love the fabric and they will make really fab drapes!

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  10. oh, let's not talk about the expanding fabric situations. Lucky for you there is still room for the shelves. :)

    i got my geese in the forest done and bound and washed--come see!!!
    http://www.patchworkposse.com/blog/2010/03/what-are-the-odds/

    http://patchworkposse.com/blog

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  11. my son bought me this fabric for christmas...i was supposed to make him pillows...best laid plans. hope you get your curtains done!

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  12. Love this fabric! Good luck with making the drapes!

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  13. Eek! I bought some of that to make roman shades for the spare bedroom -- but I saw somewhere that someone had used fabric paints and colored some of the flowers...and it actually looked kind of cool!

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  14. Beautiful fabric - can't wait to see the drapes, or is it curtains?

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