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New Wall Art

Wall Art

For the first time in what feels like a *really* long time, I don’t have any projects that I have to work on. It’s a great feeling. I decided to get my sewing room in order today and hang a few pictures that have been leaning on my shelves for months.

Last year I embroidered the above linen with the intent on hanging it up in my sewing space. (The embroidery pattern is one of many I have by the super talented Cynthia of Meringue Designs.) But then I painted the room tan. The same color as the linen. I really wanted the embroidery to pop so today I took a deep breath and cut into my Flea Market Fancy fabric to create a little patchwork frame. Oh how I wish this fabric would be rereleased! I just love how it turned out. Now I can see some of my favorite fabric every day.

I thought I’d share a photo of my shelves in my sewing space. The shelving unit and baskets are from Ikea. I’ll add notes to the photo in Flickr explaining what is in all those baskets. Believe it or not, it’s *not* my fabric stash! Those are all in plastic tubs. Now that I’m all tidied up, I can’t wait to get going on more projects for me now!

Sewing space

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14 Responses to “New Wall Art”

  1. 1
    Paige says:

    Oh, I’m right there with you on FMF. Please, bring it back!

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    Sonia says:

    Your sewing room is looking increadible. I love your embroidery, don’t feel too bad about cutting into the flea market….you made it into a beautiful feature, better than just sitting on the shelf.

  3. 3

    What a pretty little piece of art!

  4. 4
    Melissa says:

    You’re so organized! Your artwork and embroidery really makes your space so pretty.

  5. 5
    Jennifer says:

    I missed out on FMF the first time around and so wish it would come back. Love your organization- just my style!

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    Shelley says:

    What a lovely little wall hanging! The photos of your sewing space make me want to head upstairs right now and organize, organize, organize! Oh, and paint, and add pretty things on the walls…

  7. 7
    Lori says:

    It looks perfect. Both your little wall hanging and the baskets- so organized.

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    Nichole says:

    your new wall art is very cute. i like it a lot!

  9. 9
    cynthia says:

    i am so honored to have one of my designs on your wall. i love that flea market fancy….it was the sofest fabric which made it perfect for clothing as well. i have a bright yellow shirt made from one of them. why are so many quilt fabrics not soft enough to wear? maybe it will come back some day. i have that same shelving unit. bless ikea.

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    bruinbr says:

    What a beautiful space! I love the embroidery too! The FMF is the perfect frame! Just wonderful! :)

  11. 11
    Natalie says:

    I love, love, love the embroidery, and the FMF “frame” is perfect! I love how colorful it is, and how well the colors work with the embroidery.
    Also, I have the same IKEA shelves in my house– they are the best.

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    Lindsay says:

    The wall art is very cute :) I do love the Expedit shelving. I have a couple of smaller ones in my office my own self.

  13. 13
    Susanne says:

    I stumbled upon this picture in Flickr!! I’m so glad I found your blog : D

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    Carolyn says:

    That is one clean and organized sewing space…now you’re just making me feel bad! :)

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