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See what I made from my lampshade!

Old 12-11-2010, 04:17 AM
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Well, not exactly [/i] from my lampshade, but from the leftovers. Last year I re-did my sewing room in blue, brown and white. I love it and had a few scraps left over so made this bag. The paisley polka dot was the lampshade and a pillow, the stripe is my curtains and the big giant polka dots is from my over-the-door ironing board cover and another pillow. Now I wish I had more scraps of it for anotherone, since I'm giving this one away. Oh well, onto more projects. :-)
Oh yeah- when I cut the corners out of the bag to make the bottom, I laid them on my ironing board and noticed later that they made the cutest 4 patch mug mat, so I stitched them together and bound it, bought a mug, copied the "cake-in-a-mug" recipe from this board and it went to a friend who just had her wisdom teeth pulled this week. It was a happy "get well" gift. I love when being frugal turns out so well!
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:26 AM
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love the fabric and the bag and lampshade...great use of all the fabric
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I like those :!: great job :thumbup:
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:33 AM
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You're good!! Wish I could think like that.
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:35 AM
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Very pretty on all counts!! Do love that paisley fabric.
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Great job, very nice!
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:48 AM
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Good job.
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love the fabric!!! and both of your fabrics!
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Beautiful projects :D:D:D
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You really made the most out of your fabrics! Well done, the lampshade and the bag are both beautiful!.
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