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Thursday, 20 September 2012

The Sewing Room and Quilters Corner


It's becoming so repetitive but every time I post on my Blog I seem to start by saying how poor I am at regular blogging .... honestly the intention is always there but I am determined that this Project will be updated regularly rather than wait til its completed and bombard you with photos!!

I'm also astounded that I now have 296 followers, reaching 300 will have to mark my second giveaway I think ... will need to have a little think about that one.

Anyway on to my latest project and like a number of friends right now I'm working on The Sewing Room, its a lovely two storey property from Julie Bennett at http://juliesdollshouseblog.blogspot.co.uk and next door will be the owner's home. I think its fascinating seeing so many different interpretations of the same theme.

This is the property, I just love Julie's houses.



After some trial & error here is the shop name



While the downstairs Sewing Room is being stocked for opening, upstairs which will be the Quilt Corner, is being decorated :-)


Because the shop is going to be quite full and "fussy" I'm going to keep the walls plain white but added these panels to the ceiling.


I have made quite a few quilts for upstairs, they're not true patchwork ( I just don't think I have the patience for that!) but they do look quite effective.







After my recent trip to Nice on the south coast of France where I just loved the fabric & haberdashery shops I printed some small scale Provence style fabric & made lots of fabric bales plus some cushions and a quilt. The colours in my shop were going to be my usual pastels so I'm not sure whether to use these or make a separate little scene for them?





Anyway that's the progress so far, I'm trying to do a little most days so watch this space & thanks again for looking.

Jackie x


16 comments:

  1. I can't wait to see more, this project is absolutely fantastic. I love your Provence fabrics.
    Geneviève

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  2. What a beautiful project.

    Kind regards Xandra

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  3. I like your new project, the ceiling looks wonderful and I can see the 'workman' has really been busy. Great fabrics.

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  4. creo que lo de dar ese colorido al techo es muy original, yo creo que puedes utilizar colores pasteles y colores mas vivos ,puedes ponerlos por apartados , creo que pueden quedar bien asi

    besitos

    Mari

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  5. Your quilt shop is lovely, I love your choice of colors.

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  6. What a great shop Jackie, I'm glad to have found your blog. Can't wait to see what you add next.

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  7. Wonderful project. I love the fabrics and the ceilings are gorgeous. Cant wait to see more.
    Hugs Maria

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  8. What a beautiful project Jackie, look forward to seeing more.

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  9. Fantástico el comienzo del proyecto, estaré impaciente por el ver resto, felicidades:)

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  10. Ciao Jackie, mi chiamo Mely (http://melymelpiccolisogni.blogspot.it/) e sono la tua partner nello swap organizzato da Caterina (http://leminisdicockerina.blogspot.it/). Non riesco a trovare il tuo indirizzo e-mail potresti metterti in contatto con me?
    La mia mail è:
    roryh725@tiscali.it

    Approfitto per farti i complimenti per il blog ed i bellissimi lavori che hai fatto,non ti conoscevo ancora ma grazie a Caterina eccomi qui!
    Ti abbraccio forte e attendo la tua mail,
    Mely

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  11. Hi Jackie,

    Oh gosh, your project is so pretty and I love the quilts you make. I can't to see the progress of this quilt shop :)

    Pei Li

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  12. Me parece un trabajo encantador
    Felicitaciones

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  13. It all looks lovely! Merry Christmas from Canada,
    Ruth

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  14. Que bonito el proyectome gustan esas telas.

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  15. J'aime tes miniatures j'en fait aussi.

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