Tuesday, February 9, 2010

What I Accomplished Before Superbowl Started

I was working on this over the weekend.
But I didn't calculate the border correctly, so I am one side shy!
But before continuing on to any other projects I thought I should attend to
my messy quilting room. There were scenes like this all around me.
Jen (Miss Punkie Pie) and I had corresponded about doing a room makeover...
but it looked like I at least needed to find the floor.
So, I started to work on the piles of debris all around me... which led to more piles.
But, I think it is starting to take shape and become a workable space again.

I also tried to do some window treatments where there had been none.
I am still working on it but thought I would give you the idea. I still need to add to the sides of this window to make it match the other one.
I dressed up my girl in the corner with fat quarters of Fig Tree fabrics.
I remember seeing that done in a picture of a booth... I think it had been from market.

I also tried to make a little skirt for the table from the yards upon yards of tulle I have.
My original idea was to cover the table top in oilcloth and then add a skirt.
I might still have to do that. I don't think the fabric used on the top will be very functional.
I had to stop there for now. I want to make a cover for my chair also. Maybe with some Quilt Soup fabrics. I will have to ponder it until I can work on it some more.

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Dianne said...

I love the fat quarters on the mannequin! SO SO cute and fun! I see those red and white snowball blocks in the background...they look lovely, too :)

Tammy said...

OHGosh! I love the mannequin! Of course it helps to dress her with Fig Tree...luv it! Is everyones room a mess? I have seen so many blogs with this same issue...and I am feeling that way too..Maybe we are into early spring cleaning huh?

Sherri said...

Oh, where to start...love Posies a la mode, love your Fig Tree mannequin...and love your curtains...you got all this done before the Super Bowl?! Wow! I finished my March Schnibble today (not quilted yet)...it's quick and fun!

Crafty Mama said...

I love that skirt! And the quilt is so pretty too!

Sharon said...

Oh I love looking at your sewing room! NowI know I am not the only one with piles on the floor! Sometimes I just have to stop and start putting things away after I have been in a sewing frenzy. Love the FQ skirt on your mannequin...ADORABLE! And the curtains are so cute! Oh, and great looking quilt!

Darlene said...

Love your finished quilt!!!

Your room makeover is great - would you come visit and clean mine, please! :-)

jaybird said...

looks like you have a good space to work in... & the fat quarters in the mannequin.. so cute! i saw that @ PIQF... oh and the authentic quilt is soo pretty... even with 3 borders!

Cara said...

I adore the FQ "skirt".
You're much better at the whole organizing/decorating then I could ever be lol.

Cindy said...

I see that basket....that basket...isn't it full of charms? I see it !!! LOL

But I also see some great transformation in your sewing space. Looks so nice.

And I think the Fig Tree Mannequin is "just fun". How cool !!!!

call me crazy said...

Oh cute mannequin skirt! Love your curtains too. Your room looks very inviting. :-) Hope you managed to get more fabric for your quilt~ it is wonderful! Happy Stitching!

PunkiePie said...

Okay, the mannequin?? LOVE IT!!! I love your room! Love the curtain you put up too! Your quilt is very nice too (even with the missing border!).

an encourager said...

I love that room of creativity!!! The polka dot curtains remind me that I still need to put up some in my sewing room - and, they simply must be polka dots! Yours convinced me!!!

Thearica said...

The mannequin is too darn cute!!