Maria: Mhmm, and having a marvelous time!
No, I didn't make drapes. I made a purse out of an old valance! (Though I have made wearable items out of curtains before. Thus, fulfilling my dream since age 4 to be Maria von Trapp...)
The fabric used in the pictures on the original site reminded me, slightly, of an old valance I had folded up in my fabric stash. It was the yellow, I know it was. Also, given the fact that it was raining here for about 5 days straight, I needed to sew something the color of sunshine.
Of course, not having all the materials as usual, I used a regular snap instead of magnetic. Big difference, huh? Thank you to my dad for finally getting it on the purse though. I could have sat there all night tapping away at it. He finally came in my room and told me it sounded like a wood pecker was in there, took the hammer and WHACK! WHACK! WHACK! Perfectly installed snap. :)
Here is the finished result. (The whole thing not just the snap.)
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|Two pockets! Perfect for a mirror and bright red lipstick.|
...and you thought this post was going to be about drapes, didn't you?
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