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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Re-purposed Curtains


These are the placemats and napkins that I made for my friends. The napkins were made from old curtaining material from 1957 that I bought from the Evandale market.


At the same market I spotted some vintage buttons that I thought would be a good match


The placemats were made from another piece of curtain remanant that I bought from the Op Shop. It's not as old as the first piece but fits nicely with it all the same. I had a lovely afternoon with Mum yesterday as we sat at the table sewing random buttons onto the placemats listening to Vera Lynn



4 comments:

  1. the placemats and napkins they look lovely together and the colours match great

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  2. They turned out beautiful. Very creative!
    Blessings
    Diane

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  3. Clever recycling Tanya, they look great, feels great to make something out of "nothing"

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  4. These are great! I'm excited that I found your blog!

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