Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Out of Africa

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On my pile of things to make there was some fabric that I brought from South-Africa last year. It was about time to do something with it.
The fabric on top is a way too big for me apron, that I cut up and made a skirt off first. But it had a weird fit and you could see right through it. So I cut it up again and made an apron that will fit me.

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 The white fabric with the panels was easy to decide what to make with them. Bags, of course. It's quite heavy fabric, so I just used my serger and didn't line them. Simple but useful.

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The last piece of fabric... oh my. What was I thinking when I bought it? The fabric was really synthetic (not cotton -I thought it was) and the print is giant. I had no idea what to do with it, until I spread it out on the table to look at it and figure something out. Duh! Tablecloths. I had just enough to make two. A little hemming and done.

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The pile has shrunk again. Now I really need to work on those quilts...

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