I love crafts. Any type of crafts. Sewing is one I wish I did better and had more time to do. As I mentioned in my last post, Miss O taught me to sew. I inherited quite a bit of Miss O’s hand work pieces. I also had a few pieces of beautiful handwork from my husband’s grandmothers. They were just packed in a drawer sitting there. I would take them out and sometimes use them in the house but really I didn’t get to enjoy the beautiful pieces.
So my beautiful Tennessse was getting married last March and wanted something to walk through going down the aisle. I told her I could make curtains that she could hang to walk through. I had pinned these beautiful curtains and I wanted to make them.
So first I laid out all the linens I had collected over the years. I needed a few pieces to pull the 2 panels together. So shopping I went. I collected some ole hankies and some newer ones to make it coheisive. The hardest part was cutting up the linens that the woman had worked so hard on. I cut longer pieces in half and put one on each panel of the curtain.
The only thing I added after laying out the delicate linens was some fringe. Oh how I love ribbon and gorgeous dangling ribbon is at the top of my list of must haves. So I scrounged through my ribbon collection and here ya go.
Now I use these curtains in my bedroom.
I love when I can repurpose items and make something!