All posts tagged: red

New Laminated Cottons: Lost & Found Love

Look at this pretty fabric that just came in, 3 pretty new laminated cottons from Riley Blake! Each print is 41″ wide and is sold by the half yard – when you buy more than on half yard you always get on continuous piece of fabric! I want to make myself an Aunt Bea Apron out of the 2 red prints. You can find that sewing pattern in my book Sewing with Oilcloth. Doilies on Red Red Damask Pink Damask

Perfect Pairings: Super Bowl Party

Preparing for your annual Super Bowl party doesn’t have to take a lot of work, not when you use oilcloth and make a Target run. Check out how I take 4 yards of oilcloth to make a “Super” party for next months big game. I started with 2 yards of oilcloth and laid it across the width of the table. Oilcloth doesn’t not fray or ravel so i just need to true up the corners to make sure the that I had a perfect rectangle. Use your rotary cutter, ruler and mat, or a simple pair of scissors. Seriously, it only takes 10 minutes to make it pretty and practical. Oilcloth cleans up fast and protects your tables while showing your team sprite. To clean, just wipe clean with a gentle cleaning spray and damp cloth. Easy peasy. I’m not kidding you when I tell you that I don’t know a single thing about football, but I do know how to shop for fun party goods. Thanks to Google I know the team colors for …