Pillow Bling – DIY Pillows-how to cover flaws in fabric

This Spring I wanted to spruce up our patio by making new cushions for the patio furniture.  I was hunting for a tropical Sunbrella (outdoor) fabric until I came across this Richloom designer fabric for $4.00 a yard  (normally sells for $20.00 ++ a yard).   Needless to say my hunt for outdoor fabric just went out the door.  Eureka, so I thought. Until I inspected all 11 yards that I purchased.  Sometimes things are … Continue reading Pillow Bling – DIY Pillows-how to cover flaws in fabric

Raggedy Ann inspired Pillow -yarn and ruffle trim pillows – DIY

Remember Raggedy Ann?  I loved Raggedy Ann & Andy, with the bright red rope hair and poppy eyes.  🙂  Too cute!  Well, in the midst of editing and cleaning out, I came across a bag of yarn I was about to throw out or give to GoodWill.   When I saw this bag of yarn, Raggedy Ann came to mind.  What fun would this be to make something … Continue reading Raggedy Ann inspired Pillow -yarn and ruffle trim pillows – DIY

Indian Paisley Bed Runner and Large Pillow – DIY

This particular fabric by Kravet is titled Latika Festival.  It’s a Damask fabric,  an Indian Paisley print made of 100% linen.  It can run up to $30.00 a yard. You have seen it in many design applications I’m sure. From draperies, pillows, upholstery to bedding.  I think it’s a gorgeous print. The only way I can describe it in “my” dictionary of design terms is having a bold print, soft undertones with an … Continue reading Indian Paisley Bed Runner and Large Pillow – DIY

Soft and Cozy Faux Fur DIY Throw Blanket

Mr. snowman must have made it down to FL. and brought some of the cold weather with him.  🙂  Although it’s Florida it can get a bit too chilly for me.   So it’s time to bring out the blankets!!  Can you believe we only have one blanket that actually fits our bed!!! For our wedding gift 30yrs ago my Mom made us this oversized king afghan.  I love it and … Continue reading Soft and Cozy Faux Fur DIY Throw Blanket

Tropical Bed Scarf and Neckroll

This past week-end was wet and rainy so I deemed myself house bound which gave me the opportunity to finally finish my bed scarf and accent neck roll.   A while back The Marriott Beach Resort had a liquidation sale because of renovations.  We purchased 4 drapery panels in perfect condition. Had them dry cleaned. The lining was a little faded from the sun so I replaced the lining, … Continue reading Tropical Bed Scarf and Neckroll

Bohemian Bed Scarf -DIY with colorful yarn trim

A Bed Scarf.  One of my favorite things to sew and create. This one is in my Bohemian designed guest room.   This bed scarf fits a queen size bed and is 24″wide.  The fringe is made with yarn picking up all the colors of the cotton fabric. I chose a completely different print for the reverse side. Smaller in width so the top fabric shows as a trim when flipped … Continue reading Bohemian Bed Scarf -DIY with colorful yarn trim