Sunday, November 16, 2008

A finished project

I mentioned in a previous post that I was making curtains for Baby Girl's apartment. I finished them a while back but I didn't have my camera with me the day I put up the last panels. Today I went over to her apartment and this time I brought my camera. Since Hans is out of town I asked if I could go over and hang out with her for awhile. Surprisingly, she was fine with it and I refuse to believe it had anything to do with my offering to make white chicken chile.

We had a nice afternoon and when I left, she and one of the other girls were watching and criticizing Sunday afternoon football.

The bottom panel was the missing piece of the curtain puzzle.

The other panel is on an opposite window but the TV is in front of it and I for one was not about to risk the wrath of football fans in order to get a picture. But anyway, it looks just like this one.

This is a broader picture. I also made tie backs for the bigger curtain so that during the day they can yank them open and let some sunlight in.

I came home and after my run I jumped back into my current sewing project which is the Amy Butler Messenger Bag. I'm making some changes to it so it's taking a more time than normal. And as I've mentioned before; this is a very time consuming pattern.

I decided to use some of these. So far so good.

Here's something I've been wanting to try.

This is quick fuse.

It's for transferring photos or images onto fabric.

Supposedly all you have to do is download a picture to your printer and print onto one of these sheets. You then place the picture (right side up) onto fabric and press with dry heat.

There are sooooo many different products that offer to do the same thing and I had no idea which to buy. I really don't know why this one won the lottery.

I guess it just seemed to be the easiest. It was a bit pricey in my opinion. 3 sheets of paper for 9.99. But I used a coupon.

I'll keep you posted.


Katie Alender said...

I've used that printable transfer stuff... a different brand. It tends to be a little stiff, as you can probably imagine, but it's a really fun way to personalize something.

The curtains are cute! I hope your daughter knows how lucky she is.

laura said...

I don't know about lucky but she and her roommates really do appreciate the fact that they are no longer on display to the whole town. But I have to tell you I'm VERY lucky to have her for a daughter. She's so level headed and smart and really thinks things through. She also has a great sense of humor and lives up to her middle name of Joy.