This is the item that got me back to piecing. Well, it got me thinking about sewing quilts again. So you would think I would have already made it, right? Well, I need to gather fabrics and determine which direction I want to go with it. I am thinking chartreuse and gray, but then, when I am ever NOT thinking chartreuse! But then I also have been thinking red and navy on aqua. I just love the contrast on this quilt and this quilt. Loving the scrapiness of the first one.
I did pick up these gorgeous fabrics last fall, maybe this is my starting point. Go from cream to gold to yellow-green? The large print would be the outer border with the speckled gray as the background and inner border?
All is not just piecing and knitting around here. I finally have 1 more valance done!! Well, at least the sewing. This is for our family room at the back of the house. It was a misstep at first because I made it too short in width. I guess I forgot the drywall section in-between the windows! So I had to adjust the pleats for the bell portions and reduce them about 1″ each. I think I sewed the pleats 3x before it was the charm.
The next treatment is for my front room, aka, my sewing, knitting, computer room. I have the shades done and the valance, same as this one, cut out and pieced. It will cover a double window, so it involved a bit of engineering to get it wider. Just need to get 1 more yard of the trim I am using on it, miscalculated! I am hoping I can piece the trim together seamlessly and proceed.
So, what’s on your windows?