Friday, November 30, 2012

Chair Cover

We've got lots of Ikea stuff at home, and this was another addition from Ikea - JULES Visitor's chair:

Ikea's JULES Visitor's Chair (before)

Functional? Yes.  Comfortable? No.... way too hard for me... I took this opportunity to whip out my fabric and sewing machine yet again in an attempt to make it more comfortable.  Similar to my previous project to make a chair cover, I just spent lots of time measuring and hoped for the best =p

Since I felt that this chair was too hard, I bought some batting and sort of quilted it to my chosen fabric.  After lots and lots of diagonal lines, I declared the quilting portion completed (initial plan was to do a crisscross kind of quilting.... but I got lazy).  Now, moving on to sewing the pieces together..... here it is:

Ikea's JULES Visitor's Chair (after)
Does the fabric look familiar??  Well, that's because it has been used here and here and here and here and here and here.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Another glass pendant gift

Here's another glass pendant that I gave away to Mummy dearest:

Japanese Fabric Glass Pendant

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Glass Tile Pendant

I've seen lots of tutorials online on how to make glass tile pendants and they looked sooooo pretty!!  Most of the tutorials had fancy designs printed on paper, sealed, then attached to the glass tiles.  I have a thing for fabric..... seeing the thread grains, seeing the little bumps of the fabric.  I have a really soft spot for Japanese fabric too.  So.... after gathering my supplies from ebay and other local sources, I made some of my very own glass tile pendants.  Here's one I gave to a friend to try out - it's made with Japanese fabric with tints of gold highlights. Tell me what you think of it!

Glass tile pendant with Japanese fabric