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Thread: What do you do with "diner" fabrics...

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    ... if you don't own a diner?

    Any ideas?
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    These fabrics would make cute aprons, pot holders, fabric trivets, placemats, etc.

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    Great cafe style curtains would be really cute with the border print.

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    You could always decorate your kitchen like a diner. Wall hangings, tablecloth, pot holders & such. Add a little blackboard to write dinner menus on. Would be really cute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmonohon
    Great cafe style curtains would be really cute with the border print.
    Exactly what she said!

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    I agree, I was thinking kitchen type decor! I have coffee & some wine type stuff in my kitchen, love it!

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    placemats table runners

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    Guess everyone else covered the possibilities except maybe some mug rugs to complete the kitchen decorating idea!!

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    Kitchen decor

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    mug rugs...

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    tote:)

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    curtains, table runners. My friend has her basement area set up like a bar, complete with neon signs. That'd be gorgeous. :)

    Plus, I live in the DINER state - NJ. :D

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    Beautiful fabric.

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    place mats, table cloths, aprons, pot holders, oven mitts, kitchen curtains, wall hangings

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    was shopping for a mattress and box spring last weekend- you can buy the chrome and red table and chairs, 50's style- brand new.

    fun times!

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    As a shop owner/worker that's a difficult decision for sure!

    How many pieces are with this pattern/collection? If it's just one or maybe two pieces, I'd risk going for it, as there will always be those who'll use it as described in the previous posts. A bolt or two won't bust the shop's budget.

    If there are several designs that are pattern specific, not blenders that would work elsewhere, that makes the shop's decision harder.

    It's awful darn cute, though! I don't envy your decision!

    Jan in VA

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    I have a passion (or obsession?) for full set cotton pajamas made out of novelty fabrics. I would make a set out of the red and black fabric with the coffee pots, sugar jars etc.

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    NJ is indeed the diner state. Here are two pictures of a quilt I saw at a show here last spring.
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    Cute fabric

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    Quote Originally Posted by newestnana
    NJ is indeed the diner state. Here are two pictures of a quilt I saw at a show here last spring.
    What an amazing quilt! I can't be quite sure from the picture ... were all those little scenes done in applique? What a lot of work, and talent!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Favorite Fabrics
    Quote Originally Posted by newestnana
    NJ is indeed the diner state. Here are two pictures of a quilt I saw at a show here last spring.
    What an amazing quilt! I can't be quite sure from the picture ... were all those little scenes done in applique? What a lot of work, and talent!
    Well, I only took the picture...but if you hold down your Ctrl key while hitting the + key you can blow up your screen and see all the little scenes that are depicted. Very cute, huh? [Then use and the - key to zoom out.]

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    decorate the whole Kitchen from pot holders to curtains and everything in between. Could make pic's and frame them. A table cloth. Valance and or curtain. the list goes on. You could really redo your kitchen around this fabric. OH btw. VERY cool fabric.

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