Tuesday, July 6

Lovely Lavender


I hauled out my fabric scraps box the other day and played around with the various patterns and colours.  I finally settled on combining large and small patterns in a two-colour scheme, i.e. brown-pink, green-pink etc. The scraps were quite small - just enough to make  4 x 4 inch dried lavender- filled cushions. Stacked up in fluffy piles of three they are a fabulous decoration for your bed or bathroom! Used individually they can be placed in your drawers adding a bit of  'old fashioned' scent. These cushion stacks make great gifts too!

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12 comments:

  1. What a great way to use up the scraps and I love the color combinations.

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  2. They're very pretty- love the brown one with polka dots. We have a ton of lavender in our garden... I should make some sachets...

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  3. I love finding ways to use bits of fabric. Now, I just need to complete those projects that use LARGE bits of fabric:)

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  4. Those colors and patterns are so pretty together!

    I saw you noticed that I signed up for FB because of you! I have a business only account, not a personal one so I'm finding that I'm limited on what I can do but I'm still learning the ropes too. Thanks for "liking" me!

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  5. These are so cute and creative. They brought back memories of when my advanced sewing students finished their projects early. I would have them use scrap fabric to create these and some oin cushions. They enjoyed it :)

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  6. I love that photo! How do you take your photos, Duni? What's your camera and do you use special lights? Or is there a certain time of day/spot in your house that makes your photos look like they were shot in a professional light box??? =D

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  7. I love the color combination! So pretty!

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    http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/07/07/designing-a-facebook-fan-page-showcases-tutorials-resources/

    hope it helps with your facebook thingy :D

    btw.. brown and pink always works :D

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  9. I'm loving the brown and polka dots and the middle one.

    Great way to recycle!

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  10. You've made good use of your scraps. What a great idea...and the little pillows look cute.

    tasha

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  11. hi
    what an interesting & beautiful way to use small scrapes.really loved it

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  12. Love the fabrics, Duni. You have such great taste :)

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