May 16, 2012

I don't just paint stuff


I sew stuff too.  

Not as often as I would like, because I just seem to gravitate towards the paint tins first, especially over the warmer months.  I guess when the weather cools down, that equals sewing time to me.  This week it has cooled down, and although it is nowhere near as cold for May as what I am used to in NZ, my fabric and sewing machine won my attention, and this is what I have made so far...









I think they look cute all stacked in my Pale Blue Storage Cabinet!

I think I am finally getting the hang of my new sewing machine, and will continue to give it more of a workout over the rest of the week!

Sharing at
freckled laundry

8 comments:

  1. SO cute!!! i spent 4 hours yesterday sewing pillow covers out of vintage fabrics! see, i don't just paint stuff, too!

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  2. Super sweet Karen, they look beautiful all stacked in your cabinet. Sandy x

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  3. love them Karen. hope they sell well.

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  4. Those are adorable pillow, Karen! Love the fabric combos--I'm sure they'll fly right off the shelves and into new homes!

    Erin
    Carolina Country Living
    (visiting from Freckled Laundry)

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  5. gorgeous!!
    i'm into making my own cushions too.....using lots of vintage sheets + pillowcases.
    I haven't ventured out yet to sell mine but just wondering what price do you sell yours at?
    cheers
    rachel

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  6. Beautiful pillows Karen! They look so pretty in your blue cabinet. If I lived closer to you I would buy that darling teapot pillow. Su fun!

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  7. Love your title. They are all beautiful! You always choose the best fabrics. I LOVE that chair too. I wish we weren't on different continents because I would love to buy it. You do retro so well. Are retro & mid century modern as big over there as they are here right now? I can't even touch those pieces at auction because they go for an insane amount of $. Hugs to you!

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  8. these cabinets are beautiful! Where do you get all your pieces of furniture from?

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