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« on: August 28, 2010 05:14:09 PM »





I know there's been the bedsheet recon, But what about a curtain recon challenge?
Not just for clothing of course.

It would result in a wider range of crafts, because there's so many types of curtains,

  • lace curtains
  • sheer curtains
  • thick curtains
  • thin curtains
  • tulle curtains
  • cotton curtains
  • linen curtains
  • Hourglass Curtains
  • Priscilla Curtains
  • ruffle curtains

...and a bunch more.
I would assume it would be best if it wasn't limited to clothes, so we could make other things too.
I'm currently working on a curtain recon,
from the (very large)leftovers of a curtain that was too long and was cut!
Any one else open for this?
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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2010 12:01:45 AM »

I'm in! Or at least I'll *try* to be in. I've been meaning to hit the thrift store, and trying to find cute curtains is a good excuse Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2010 07:58:14 AM »

This sounds fun!!!
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« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2010 08:21:24 AM »

It begs for a Scarlet O'Hara Gone with the wind dress.
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« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2010 10:51:22 AM »

It begs for a Scarlet O'Hara Gone with the wind dress.
I'm going to pretend I know what that looks like...
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« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2010 11:36:17 AM »

In the movie she has no money for a ball gown so she makes it out of curtains.



I think the dress is hideous, but you get the idea.
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« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2010 04:09:44 PM »

ah! okay, I've just never read the book, I did take it Out once,
but got too caught up
in other things to read it and had to return it to the library!
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« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2010 05:38:59 PM »

What's even better than the original "Gone with the Wind" dress, but the knock off of that dress in a comedy skit done by Carol Burnett. 
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« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2010 06:09:39 PM »

lol, i've seen that picture somewhere haha.
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« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2010 10:21:24 PM »

"I just saw it in the window and had to have it."  (Or something like that)

My mind also immediately went to the spoof dress when I saw the picture of Scarlet earlier.
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« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2010 09:43:37 AM »

I like this idea!  Thanks for suggesting!
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« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2010 03:51:15 PM »

no problem
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« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2010 05:24:34 AM »

Just bought a set of valances at Goodwill the other day and turned them into decorative pillows for my new couch!  Not that I would enter that.....because you people around here are much too creative for that!  Just thought it was funny that it would be a contest and I just did that literally days ago!
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« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2010 09:19:06 AM »

wow, this owuld give me a kick up the bum to finish the jacket i've been promising hubby for 5 years lol!
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« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2011 03:22:28 PM »

I love this idea! I have a pair of spiderman curtains that I got for 50p each at a jumble sale that I've been pondering what to do with. Cheesy
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