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« on: August 06, 2013 09:35:14 AM »

We just moved into a new place and have more bathrooms than we used to. So for our kid's bathroom, I decided I wanted to make their shower curtain, rather than buy it.  I thought it would be cute to use bandannas (plus then all the edges would already be hemmed) and so went to the store.



While there I found these farm animal bandannas and thought they would be perfect. So I grabbed some as well as some blue and took them home.



After washing and ironing, I measured the bandannas to double check their size and realized the farm animals were an inch larger than the blue ones. I also realized that to get the right width, some of the bandannas would have to be cut in half (or it would be a lot wider than needed and would gather more than I wanted).

Since I would no longer have my already done hems, I decided to just use my overlocker to sew all of the seams. When putting together they layout, I decided it would look weird to have a smaller piece on just one half, and so cut the bandannas into fourths and put a smaller piece on each side.

For some reason, when I was putting it all together, my brain stopped working and I forgot to alternate the colors on the top row (I didn't realize this until I started sewing it together and it was too late). Oh, well I think it still looks good.
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2013 12:21:10 PM »

Cute!  I'm always bummed out by how boring the shower curtain selection is. (yes, these kinds of things actually bother me) Might have to give this a shot!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2013 03:34:22 PM »

So cute!  And it totally looks intentional that the top is doubled!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2013 05:52:36 PM »

Love the colors...it is so nice to be able to customize your new home for your kids!
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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2013 06:26:57 AM »

I like it, just the way it is.  Definitely looks intentional, and it looks good. Great idea too.
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« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2013 07:55:06 AM »

Thanks ladies. The colors really help brighten up the bathroom.
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« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2013 02:10:27 PM »

The colors are great together! Looks good!
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