Updating my bonus room curtains with some trim!
Back in February 2011, you may remember I bought some lovely fabric and temporarily hung it up in the bonus room to serve as curtains until I officially sewed them. Well, a year and a half later, I made some major progress. This past weekend, I added stylish green trim to the edges of each panel and finished the tops. I still need to hem the bottoms so check back in 2014 and they may officially be done. I love the green trim as it helps to tie all of the colors in the room together. The Dwell Studio fabric on the curtain is a little busy but I think the new trim just makes them feel a lot more fun. Which is what I wanted for the bonus room. It is really hard to get decent photos up here but here are some shots of the updated panels.
I was pretty proud of myself for making up a pattern as I went along. I basically used my handy pillow-making skills and came up with a plan for the curtains. It is nice to no longer have to look at the raw selvage edge from the original fabric! I’m thinking I should have lined them, but it is nice to have made this much progress. It only took a year and a half! One of these days I will try and take a full room shot as well. It is finally starting to come together.
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