Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Ruffled Tablecloth

Today was the first day of school, and I still have done no sewing. Here is my ruffled tablecloth. I haven't finished the other yet. It is the reverse, pink on top with a green ruffle.
It turned out a little smaller than the table, so I don't know what happened. I measured again, and my measurement were correct. I think it had something to do with the corners. I taped it to the table and stretched it as far as it would go, but I had to strategically put some books on the back left corner.

What a great color scheme! Hot pink, lime green and tons of maps- I like my room!

Someone left a comment about a tutorial for the ruffler. I am not a maker of tutorials; I enjoy teaching, but sewing is my hobby. Besides, Susan at Spare Time has made a wonderful, incredibly detailed, 5 part series on how to use all the features of the ruffler. I couldn't even top it if I wanted to! You can see part one here.

Thanks, Susan!!

3 comments:

  1. Well, you're welcome! I wondered how your ruffling went. Such an incredibly handy attachment. Can you imagine pulling threads to gather something like that?

    I love the maps around your classroom. My husband also teaches 6th grade social studies and decorates his room with maps and old drawings too.

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  2. Your room looks awesome.

    Trudy
    www.sewingwithtrudy.blogspot.com

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  3. Your classroom is great; bright and engaging. I'm sure the students appreciate that you made the room so nice. I hope you have a great year!

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