Next up… surprise!!!…………

Yup….another hanger! Just call me a lady obsessed! I had been gifted an interesting vintage piece not long ago and, after looking at it a bit to figure out just ‘what’ it was, the ideas began to swirl. IMG_0327. What is not easily seen in the photo is the small ‘casing’ stitching at the top of the piece which would allow it to be hung on (what I imagine) a wire. Yes, this is a curtain panel/valance in one piece. Years ago, I remember visiting a relative who lived on a farm in south central Minnesota (Albert Lea area) and there were window curtain panels that were suspended by wire, twisted around nails/screws at either end. It is what they had to work with. Anyhow, I separated the valance from the larger portion and proceeded with the hanger idea.IMG_0328 IMG_0329. I was wanting a bit of color in this one and red/white is one of my faves! Please, notice that this is not a pillowcase item. Hanger candidates could be the ends of table runners whose aging has not been “graceful” resulting in the middle areas being rendered unusable.

I will leave you to ponder what you have in your vintage “stash” that might qualify. Stay tuned………..

About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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8 Responses to Next up… surprise!!!…………

  1. I love your ability to see wonderful new items for old.

    • treadlemusic says:

      It is one of the most exciting aspects of this process and the one that has drawn (sucked??? LOL!) me in totally!!!!! Adds a whole new dimension to the artistic designing. Hugs……..

  2. Better not let Beth Ann see this as red is her favorite color. 🙂

    Your ability to “see” something in a vintage piece and then recreate it continues to impress me. You are a true master artist.

  3. kathyreeves says:

    Red and white will be gorgeous! Yes, I absolutely approve😂. (As if you needed it!!)

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