Sunday, July 17, 2011

For My Seamstress

**DISCLAIMER**
This is the easiest way to share pictures with Linda, my incredible seamstress. 
(I hope everyone else doesn't mind reading too!) 
 I have worked with her for YEARS, on our old home and in our current one too.  
She is a master at making gorgeous, no, perfect, window treatments.  
(see, if I bait her with compliments I get better pricing!)  Linda, I'm kidding!!  :)

I am about to unload 45 yards of fabric on her this week....

Here what I'd like her to make with it:

For our bedroom:
Desk skirt/table cover, made out of the natural linen fabric....
Source: absolutelybeautifulthings.blogspot.com via Kara on Pinterest


Full bedskirt also in natural linen, queen size....







Source: michellefritz.blogspot.com via Tessa on Pinterest


Pleated drapes for bedroom, in natural linen, one set of panels with drapery hooks...







Source: hgtv.com via Tessa on Pinterest


Drapery panels for family room, out of the parchment colored linen, 
3 pairs of panels (6 panels total), with drapery hooks.





 


What would you say the above is??  Inverted pleat? 
 I like how casual it hangs without looking cutesy. 
My flouncy topped drapes in the gold color look too cutesy. 
Usually, I'm not a huge fan of inverted pleats. 
I also like these which I think are inverted. 
(design bloggers, help me out!!)...
Maybe, I'm a bigger fan than I thought!




Source: lonnymag.com via Anna on Pinterest












Thanks, Linda!! (sorry the spacing is out of whack in this post,  I can't seem to fix it! Sorry!) 




You are the best!!









11 comments :

  1. wow! You are making a lot of changes! I can't wait to see what she does for you.

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  2. Beautiful! Can't wait to see the end result!

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  3. Wow!! I love it all and only wish I had a trusted 'to go to' seamstress!!! That is luxury - no joke!! I can't wait to see the finished products!!

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  4. My fingers are bleeding just thinking about poor Lynda! It all looks fabulous and I can't wait to see the finished products in their respective spots. You're going to feel like you're living in a new house with all those changes (:

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  5. Gorgeous!!! Can't wait to see all the finished products. (I have trouble with spacing my posts when I use Pinterest too..)

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  6. Way to knock it all out at once! Can't wait to see! I wish I had a Linda. I'm still trying to get over all that went wrong with my linen panels (and a 6-week timeline that turned into 8 months). I haven't been able to post anything about them because it still makes me ill. But seeing yours when they are finished will put a smile on my face, so do be sure to share!

    Xo,
    Linsey

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  7. i think they are just called pinch pleats.

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  8. Inverted pleat is when the pleat is on the inside so it appears smooth on the outside. There is also the fan pleat and the butterfly pleat [my personal fav]. The standard is the pinch pleat but you can make them a little more modern and up to date buy taking the pleat from 4 inches to 2 &1/2 or 3. Good luck and can't wait until the reveal of all this loveliness!

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  9. I like those natural linen fabric lamp. Well, Those lamp in the first picture is exactly what I am in search of these days. Your arrangement is perfect and unique.

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  10. Nice post. I like the Pleated drapes for bedroom, in natural linen, one set of panels with drapery hooks.

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