Korea Projects

 

changingtable

Hello Blogsphere!

We have successfully relocated and are getting to know our new surroundings.  One of the first places I had to locate was a good fabric store, and locate one I did!

This store is a-MAZ-ing.  Gorgeous cottons, loads of notions, pillow inserts, stuffing, batting, anything and everything you need.  Most of the fabric was $4 a yard.  Yes, you read that right.  FOUR. DOLLARS. A. YARD.

(Or I guess I should say FOUR. THOUSAND. WON. A. YARD.)

So of course I went overboard and bought like a gazillion yards of fabric.  (Not really, but I did buy a LOT.)

My first project was to make some pillows for our sterile beige vinyl couch.

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As you can see, this poor couch needed some coziness.  Badly.  So I took some of the beautiful floral cotton that I bought and made some big pillows with pin tucks that I just love.  I also made a couple smaller pillows using a vintage sheet that I brought with me to make stuffies.  Used the sheet for the MC and the floral fabric for details.  I love how they turned out.

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My next project, which happened this afternoon, was to re-cover the raggedy pad for the changing table that we were given.  It’s a really cute little table, but the changing pad cover had torn and it was just kinda yucky.

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So I bought some really adorable oilcloth and set to work!

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Here are some pics of the process, in case you are interested (I know you are).

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DSC04174 (Pinning the corners to fit)

DSC04178 (A sewn corner)

DSC04176 (It fits!!!)

DSC04179 (Stuffing the foam pad into the new lining)

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I just love how it turned out!  And I feel much better about changing my babies booties on this nice, clean and adorable changing pad!

Well, that is all for now folks.

Wait, one more thing…

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Love,

Bessie

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