Sunday, February 6, 2011

Now...where did I put that box...



About a year ago, my father-in-law 
had given me a box of fabric 
samples from an upholstery business. 
I looked through it and thought 
at some point I might 
be able to use it, so 
I took it home with me.
This weekend, I decided to dig
in and see what I could find. 
I wanted to make some 
place mats for a table and lo and behold...
I found LINEN...



Paired with some of my favorite fabric, not only 
did it add the much needed weight, but it was 
a dream to work with. I just love 
the way they turned out. 






 
Who knew...
Thanks Dad!

6 comments:

  1. Very nice! I love working with upholstery samples! I have a friend who used to work at our local furniture store and would save them for me. I made tons of pillows and tote bags of all sizes with them. Very sturdy and fun to combine different designs into one project.

    MGM

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  2. Glad you were able to find the fabric..They look great!

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  3. The linen is a perfect fit with your fabric. You made lovely placemats!!

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  4. They are so lovely. I love the way you have put both fabrics into your binding. So effective and gorgeous.

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  5. It's always so satisfying to make something from salvaged materials. They turned out great!

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  6. I LOVE the linen with that fabric, they look perfect!

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