Monday, 3 September 2012
From Rubbish to Respectable
They looked nice, until the wear and tear on them (they were on the kitchen benches, after all, and see a lot of sitting and shuffling action) began to tell. Seams started unravelling in the pieced blocks and despite my best efforts, chocolate and ketchup stains became permanent design additions.
It was time to take action. Rather than replace them completely (after all, the wadding and backing were still sound) I decided on a makeover.
They won't win prizes. They don't need to. It's just my kitchen and a few bottoms that need to appreciate the improvement!
Just one more quilting session, another binding session, and the second quilt will also be complete to make the whole run of benches a lot smarter.
What a great start to the autumn, and what a good use of my batik stash!