Houses, rooms and more

So…. what have I been up to (beyond ignoring my blog)?

I have been working to finish card table playhouses for a few friends!   I am using this pattern (with my own tweaks & changes) from a local designer Shea Henderson aka Empty Bobbin.  If you are ever interested in making one of these I will tell you this – I worked my tail off with sales, value cotton, coupons etc. & bought all of the fabric at JoAnn fabric (complete with the  requisite 1 hr waiting for your number to be called).  I picked up the fabric right before Christmas & spent ~$75/house.   So – these things are NOT cheap – so when you see them on etsy for $200-250 and they aren’t felt they are soooo not charging too much (trust me felt/flannel would be a quicker sew job because you don’t have to worry about finishing raw fabric edges).   Now – that isn’t to say that you ‘should‘ spend that much money on one – find a friend with a machine & make it yourself!

Card Table Front

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