Several weeks ago there was a “Threadfest” sponsored by a senior center here. Apparently they do it a couple of times a year – this was the first time I knew about it. It’s all donated fabric and notions that are sold at deeply discounted prices and used as a fund-raiser for the center. It. Was. Awesome.
I do tend to get a little overwhelmed at places like this – and this day was no different… I kind of freeze and can’t remember what I need or want or why I’m there…but once I finally started just putting some things in my little basket, I scored some great deals.
You’ll be seeing bits and pieces of my purchases on this blog. First off is this 108″ vintage linen tablecloth to embroider. I don’t embroider…nor do I serve meals on linen table cloths… so I was very excited to use the lovely fabric to make some new window treatments for our little dining area.
Here is a before picture of my dining area. The drapes were not bad – but the room is small and it felt way too closed in and dark. We also just sold the large dining table that was a hand-me-down that we just didn’t have room for.
Ahhh, with the new roman blinds and the smaller table in here – it feels like a new room and I’m loving it. Thank you, ThreadFest!