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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Ugly Footstool and A Couple of Shower Curtains



I finally have a new sewing machine.
I think it will be able to handle making lots of new slipcovers.
After breaking a second sewing machine in 2 weeks.
I am very happy with my new Janome 525S.

I was able to finish making a little slip for an ugly footstool.


A perfect seat for the kids to put their shoes on and off.


The bird fabric is a shower curtain I found at HomeGoods.
The striped fabric is also a shower curtain I found at Sally.
I love how the two look together.


I decided to go with a pleat instead of a ruffle.
I do not measure so a few may be off.
But, I have to wait for my new ruffler to come in the mail.


I was going to move the aqua dresser to the living room for the summer.
However, I am really liking how the color looks in the mud room.


My daughter's birthday is this week.
We will be busy preparing for her birthday party.
Next week I have already have three slipcovers cut and ready for sewing.

Can you tell I am in the mood for Spring?

It is starting to warm up, the snow is gone and I really think this might be 
SPRING!



10 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Alaina! It will be so handy for the little ones to use and so, so pretty in the mudroom. I love how it looks with that AWESOME dresser :))))))
    I loved you sweet comment at my place and love to see that you have been by!
    much love...

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  2. The slip cover is so pretty and it looks amazing by the dresser.

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  3. You ar lucky that you like to sew. I hate my bobbin so I never get it out. It gives me issues and I am not patient. I love your turquoise dresser, too!

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  4. Love this and it is a beautiful way to welcome Spring!!
    Wish I could sew!

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  5. Alaina,
    What a wonderful new slip for a stool know one would have know it to be ugly!
    I think you had added a new meaning to enjoying spring, in as much as sew up beautiful slips.
    I so wish I lived close by so I could get you to sew me up one :)

    Happy birthday to you daughter. Will look forward to a spring party post :)
    happy Spring sewing days to you.

    Xx
    Doré

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  6. What a fabulous honor! Thank you so much. I loved reading through these quotes and starting my day with a big bouquet of inspiration. You're delightful!
    Girls Bedroom Ideas

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  7. real nice, I like the pattern and mud room, Aloha

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  8. Oh I wish I had your talent! That is the sweetest little stool. How nice that you have a good new machine. You need one! Yes, I think Lauriannas is on every shopkeepers bucket list. I have wanted to go for so many years. My DIL and I were really overwhelmed. It is an amazing place.

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  9. Hey very nice blog. I must say these are excellent Curtains since the style is very unique. Thanks for posting.

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  10. It came out beautiful! I love the material.

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