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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Who can Resist Ruffles!

Following Vintage Sassy's last post on (Ruffles) I thought i would share my Ruffled Table Cloth that i made for a (Ruffles & Stuff)contest on making something or anything unique & ruffled. At that point I hadn't seen any table clothes with ruffles-
And I promise right after i finished it- there was the Country Home's Article on Ruffles- and there was a Ruffled pretty white tablecloth.
Funny how that happens- I guess we all have such great thinking alike minds.

I used a cheap $3.00 sheet-
then made some ruffles -using old fabric and left overs- turning them into long pleated-ruffles and sewing them directly on to sheet- starting at the bottom.
I also used some pre-made ruffled ribbons trying to give different layers of textures-styles-thickness-colors even used ends of blankets to make it more unique.
I'm sure you can see it got to a point where the line of ruffles going around table cloth started to slowly angle down. (Yikes)

Then, There is my Ruffled Party Hat- I just thought it would be kind of Different & Cute, I also submitted to Ruffles & Stuff for her (all that is ruffled contest) a while back.


  1. Karry Ann, love your ruffled table cloth, it's really so pretty and so unique and oh my goodness, that hat is just adorable!

    Thanks for dropping in to see me and becoming a follower, so sweet of you!


  2. Sweet ruffled tablecloth. I love anythng with ruffles and everthing I make usually has a few.


  3. Ok, now this needs to be in Country Living. rock my friend!


  4. Cute ruffles!!!! And using a sheet is a wonderful idea since they usually don't require much ironing. Isn't ironing a DRAG? I love to wear linen clothes in the summer because it is cool. But, hate the wrinkles.... anyway brilliant idea & adorable tablecloth. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Loving the tablecloth and how cute is that hat? Just darling!

  6. Hi, Kerryann! I love your name! So sweet but I bet I spelled it wrong! i'll double check next time!

    I'm taking a break from moving to blog for a bit and I was happy to find a new friend waiting for me!

    Love your ruffles! ♥

  7. OMG!! I absolutely love it all my favorite colors! You did a great job are you kidding, another great transformation! Ok you are a talented gal if no one has told you that lately! Hugs, Diane

  8. Hi Karryann,

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I couldn't resist featuring this table cloth made out of a sheet!

    Having just done a post about "new uses for old sheets", I had to aad this to the list. You can check out the feature here

    Thanks for the follow ~ back at you!

    Cara @ I Love my Sheets

  9. Love your table cloth and that party hat too!!

    Susan and Bentley

  10. This is adorable! You always have the nicest projects! Thanks for sharing this one on Modern Craftswoman Monday! Rory

  11. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm going to be visiting your blog a bunch. Love the ideas I see in here!

  12. Oh how Cute!! Love those ruffles too!