February 22, 2011
MIM || New lounge curtains...with flowers!22 February 2011
I've been working on these lounge curtains for a year now.
I measured up the curtains and measured out the drops, but I didn't have enough fabric. So I decided I would add a tier of another colour. I bought that fabric only to find that I was missing an entire drop - don't ask me how that happened, because I don't know.
So I struggled to find a matching colour, using instead the closest colour possible. When I finally sewed it all together, inspiration hit and I decided to put flowers on the curtains. Alas, another weekend later and finally I have the new curtains up!
For the flowers, I used orange voile (because for some reason everything in our lounge is orange - although it does look yellow in the light) torn into strips, and then rolled up for the first few metres. The last sections I wrapped haphazardly around the centre to make a bud.
I attached them to the curtains on Saturday and hung the curtains on Sunday. The result of my efforts:
Of course, it had to have approval from quality assessor for the day. Polly. Does she look pleased?