Sunday, November 2, 2008

Getting ready

Wow, can't believe how time flies.... these last few weeks have been a blurr,,,I'm going to have to try to slow down to enjoy the days ...Went to a quilt Saturday retreat..we made a table runner, all using the Serge machine.... my choice of fabric sucked LOL... the centre little too light, one of the ladies Gerry (Geraldine) suggested to tea dye it...well, I didn't think of that LOL so now I'll have to try this...we are getting ready to paint again (hehe) did the dining room ceiling and wow, what a difference,,, I was also a smoker but quit 2 years ago, and didn't realize at that time how much it sunk into to paint,,,the previous owner was a heavy smoker and hadn't painted the ceilings in many many years according to few people here,,but anyways, this is a good way to spring clean but in the fall LOL...posting a few before and after and some new furniture pictures, hope you enjoy....Ciao, Salute, Adios, Nighty nite, Bonsoirs mes amis.....



Table runner


ribbon is weaved in the decorative flatlock stitches...really cool

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Dining room

before , now with chandelier and furniture (new) not quite all done

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painting ceiling ugggg big job , soar neck LOL

I painted the outer circle to show the difference


Before
low bed LOL
some of our new furniture in bedroom
we can sleep 36 inches above floor level , LOLOLO
feel like the queen but need a stool...lol
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4 comments:

MYRA said...

That weaving ribbon through your serge stitches is neat!!! I haven't learned how to do that stitch with my serger yet...Just know the basic to put sweat-suits together... 8-(
If your don't like that light fabric you used in the table topper you could always do some applique on it to give it some more interest...Just a thought... 8-)
Your rooms are coming along nicely, and the furniture is lovely!
Watch your neck! 8-)

Joyce said...

I might have to try your table runner. I tried that technique just on a sample but never thought of doing it on a table runner. It must be very fast.
The house is looking good but painting ceilings---yuk!

Hazel said...

I like your table runner .Your rooms are lovely ,you've been working very hard ,don't over do it .

Quilter Going Bananas said...

Things are coming together nicely Lise! I was shocked with the difference in colour on the ceiling!

Painting ceilings are not fun so a bit at a time, right?

Love the view out your sewing room window too....Cheers, QGB