Vera Curtain

July 19th, 2010

Vera Tea Towel Curtain

After much deliberation, this is what I decided to do with the lovely Vera tea towels that were given to me by a dear friend. Aren”t they wonderful? Her mom had collected them and she just gave them to me out of the blue one day. I”ve held onto them for about a year–pulling them out for a couple of hosting events, but I really wanted them to be more of a fixture. That said, I was having too difficult of a time imagining cutting them up. The design would be lost! I don”t know what I”d do with the scraps. I know, you”re thinking, “This girl is crazy with these silly self-imposed dilemmas.” I did finally arrive at a solution, which is this curtain. I zigzagged stitched the pieces flat together, so it”s finished on both side of the curtain and made it so that none of the tea towels were obscured. I”m so happy with how it”s turned out and it”s so lovely to walk by this every day in our new home.

And, I didn”t want to leave this whole discussion on a crazy note, so here are some lovely and fun tutorials that I wish I had the time and inclination to try–some day!

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Fabric Boats Baby Tights

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. The Nerdy Owl  |  July 19th, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    OOooo I love it!

  • 2. Sarah  |  July 19th, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    Love how you decided to use them! And keeping the full pieces in tact was genius, now you can repurpose to your heart”s content later on, if you like!

  • 3. Nancy  |  July 20th, 2010 at 7:55 am

    It looks fantastic. I love your creativity

  • 4. blair  |  July 21st, 2010 at 7:18 pm

    Now you can enjoy them every day, and when you”re done you can make something else! I do that all the time, I don”t let things that make me happy sit unused anymore.

  • 5. aja  |  July 22nd, 2010 at 10:40 am

    A most beautiful and excellent use for them!

  • 6. Nancy Cook  |  July 22nd, 2010 at 3:25 pm

    Hooray! Look at all those pretty ones. Very cheerful and fits right in with your way of decorating.
    The tights tutorial- so cute
    The boats I did in stages which is how most crafting works around here these days

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