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This for That

August 10, 2012

A walk around an upholstery fabric store is high on my list of indulgences.  The colors, the patterns, the textures, the hefts…it is a sensory feast, these textiles at their finest. 

But doing something with textiles is high on my list of incompetencies.    A needle and thread sends me running for my husband who knows just a tad from his Navy days.

So when I admitted to a neighbor that my one complete curtain panel was ‘sewn’ with glue, the following exchange occurred.  I gave her


this… (a hutch in Annie Sloan graphite and country grey)

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for that (fabric transformed into curtains and pillows)

This quid pro quo has me 

over the moon,


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