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Ruffles, Ruffles & More Ruffles | Aliah’s Room Refresh

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February 3, 2016 by Terry

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So I have been sewing like a little maniac (not perfectly but…) and have gone ruffle crazy.  I have sewn these shabby looking shams for the pillows on Aliah’s bed.  I haven’t totally decided if I love them yet or not design wise.  I added a ruffle to only one end of the pillow as well as tie closures on the end.

( I plan to share a “how to” for making these pillows)

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I left the ends frayed and unfinished but sewed along the edge of the fraying in order to not allow it to fray too much.

While I like these as background pillows, they do feel to me as though they need something … maybe large wooden buttons along the seam of the ruffle?  Satin cream colored wide ribbon?  … Any suggestions welcome!  I am making more pillows that will have the ruffle all the way around to place in front of these ones so I’m not sure if I should add more detail to these ones or not.  I guess they just feel odd on their own right now.

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They are a soft place to fall anyways :)

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Remember this sweet little lamp?  Click Here To See

I thought that it would fit perfect into this glam room with it’s vintage ruffles around the shade.

The small framed verse was a baby shower gift many years ago from a dear friend and of course … no drinks allowed on the nightstand unless it is sitting on that pinwheel crystal coaster!

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Well …  Back to work!  I hope you are having a great week so far!

 See you here tomorrow for Making Broken Beautiful , I invite you all to join in inspiring us all with your great works and talents!  You can check out last week’s links by clicking here.

Have a great day!

Smiles!

Terry

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25 thoughts on “Ruffles, Ruffles & More Ruffles | Aliah’s Room Refresh

  1. That looks so cozy! I’ve been stocking up getting ready to make some linens (I received a very intimidating embroidery machine for Christmas). I love the raw edges on the pillowcases; I would never have thought of it. Your work is very beautiful! xx Kris

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    • Terry says:

      Oh my garden!!! If I was so lucky to get my paws on a machine like that I think I may actually learn to sew properly!!! I can see where it would be intimidating … :) I can’t wait to see what you create with it! Thank you for always leaving me such sweet comments! You really lift me up! Thank you!
      I hope you are having a great week!
      Smiles!
      Terry

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  2. Looks really fun in there–she must be so excited about her new space!
    Hey Terry–how about a double ruffle for the next pillows as a “contrast?”
    Rip wider pieces of fabric and fold it in half or slightly off-half before gathering and sewing on. I really love the frayed edges–think I have to steal that!
    Catherine

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    • Terry says:

      I love your idea for a double ruffle Catherine! I am not much of a seamstress so the tip on how to effortlessly achieve a double ruffle is invaluable to me! Thank you so much for making my life a little easier! I will definitely try the double ruffle! I hope you are having a great week … even with all that snow! ha ha!
      Smiles!

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  3. I do love how you did the ruffle on these pillows with the frayed ends. To add my two cents to your question, I think pretty ribbon with a sheen would be lovely along the seam in creme, gold, or the headboard color. What about a ribbon with small subtle clear gemstones to tie in the crystals hanging from the chandelier. Just a thought. Looking forward to seeing the tutorial on how you made them.

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    • Terry says:

      I think you and I think A LOT alike! I didn’t think of the gemstone though … that is the perfect way to glam it up a bit! I will search it out and see! Thank you for your much valued opinion Marie! I hope you are having a great week!
      Smiles!

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      • Jeanna Stipes says:

        To add on to Marie’s comment, they make velvet lingerie elastic, totally washable, would tie into all your romantic shabby elements. Marie was spot on in calling out a subtle contrast color, this would really add a high end boutique look.

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      • Terry says:

        ooooooohhhhh GREAT idea! I never even thought about that …. THANK YOU! I hope you are having a great week!
        Smiles!

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  4. The thing I love about the pillows are the ties. Really tops it off. Maybe you might add a romantic stencil to the pillow? They’re perfect either way.

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  5. I love the sneak peeks of Aliah’s room. I bet she is so excited as it is going to be beautiful.

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    • Terry says:

      She is super happy with what is going on in there so far …. I just hope it stays pretty … if you know what I mean! ha ha! To be honest … you may be seeing her on an episode of Hoarders at some point in her life if we don’t get her under control now … she has a creative mind as well and hates to throw out “useful” things ;) This makeover is a blessing for her and I’m happy she is okay with it! Thank you for the visit! I hope you are having a great week!
      Smiles!

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  6. Simply beautiful! My youngest daughter “flipped” her room at least once per year growing up. Isn’t it fun to create new spaces for our sweeties?
    Blessings to you Terry,
    Patti

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  7. Tone says:

    I LOVE these ruffled pillows Terry! They seem like the perfect touch to any bedroom! I would love to try these sometime:) Looking forward for the tutorial;)

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  8. Nicki says:

    I love them just the way they are, gorgeous!

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  9. Oh my gosh these are beautiful. I love ruffles, I will have to try doing them myself. Thanks for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop. Hope to see you again Thursday.

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  10. I was going to say stencil too! Gold fleur de Lis! Or potato print diamonds…or WORDS or her initials!!

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