Sunday, September 13, 2009

MORE OF THE EVER-POPULAR WHITE DENIM SLIPCOVERS

I delivered these slipcovers yesterday. Although I love and prefer gathered skirts, I definitely don't prefer making them. This skirt took 12 widths of the fabric, which is a lot. I kept sewing and sewing and gathering and gathering. This was all going on 2 weeks ago when it was so stinking hot, and working was very challenging. My workroom faces west, which means the afternoons are brutal for me.
My client ask that I do buttons on the throw pillows.
The chair and ottoman
Back of chair. The sofa back is the same, but it is against the wall.
Close-up of ottoman
The new living room. The old fabric was also denim, but dark blue and light blue and the back cushions had light blue denim on one side and a blue and white toile on the other. The room now is much fresher and clean- looking. As almost always happens, once you do one thing (or, in this case, 3) everything else seems tired and in need of changing. The rug may be next in the process. I don't slipcover rugs, though, so for that she's on her own!

9 comments:

Janet said...

I love your buttoned backs and they look so pretty on the pillows, too. I can sympathize with you on the brutal afternoons....my studio is like that. But you made some "hot" slipcovers!!

Breathing Beside Us said...

I TOTALLY LOVE, these. Missed you at the barn, lets go have yogert this week and lounge around papertales when we should be sewing..... ;-)
XOXO Deb

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Oooh Tamerie, those are sooo beautiful! I love the buttons... looks like alot of work you did on those... very pretty! Julie Marie

Beach Vintage said...

You never know, maybe you will start covering rugs.......whatever you seem to do it works out so fabulous.

Fat & Sassy said...

absolutely beautiful work!

Best,
Minnie

Dustjacket Attic said...

Beautiful job! Shame you are not more comfy in your workroom, that must have been hot for you!
xoxo

Bryanna Lenan said...

Hmmm... so pretty! Someday when things go back to "normal" around here and JJ is better I want a home makeover by YOU!!

Julie@beingRUBY said...

OH Tamerie
Great work once again. It looks like fiddly hard work so must be hard in a HOT room. Maybe you could get some awnings. Maybe you could make some awnings.. hehe I agree with Simone.. I'm sure you could put your had to anything. Thanks for you sweet comments too!! xx Julie

BumbleVee said...

Although the covers are beautiful.... I think she might need a coloured cushion or two on the sofa too... it looks a bit like dustcovers at the moment.... think I would have chosen something coloured instead....