Reversible pillow covers made from yellow buffalo check and ivory matelasse. Sound pretty perfect?
I think they are.
I was trying to remember the last time I made pillow covers for myself…that I positively, for sure would not list in my Etsy shop. I think it was when I got my new slipcovers. I have learned to never say never, but I do know I won’t be selling these any time soon.
The buffalo check came from Country Curtains. I’ve had my eye on it literally for years. First I ordered a swatch just to make sure.
When I was sure it had the perfect shades of yellow, which it did, I ordered 2 yards. It came in just a few days but it sat in my sewing room until last week. Yesterday I cut and sewed…and had the best time.
The matelasse is from a coverlet I bought years ago to use on our bed. I don’t even remember where I got it for sure but I think it was JCPenney! I washed it several times and finally it became too small to use on the bed. Every time I washed it, it shrunk a little bit. I’m so happy I saved it because it came very close to being donated a few different times.
I’ve used the rest of the coverlet to make a slipcover for my IKEA ottoman. It needs a little tweaking first before I show it to you.
Now I want to bring your attention back to this picture.
See that gigantic dough bowl? Oh my gosh is it big…it’s actually too big to use on my dining room table. It came from a found event before Christmas on Antique Farmhouse. I told my daughter about it thinking, just maybe, they would take the hint and get it for me as a Christmas gift. Well they did and it arrived in the biggest box I’ve ever seen. It was marketed as authentic. I am no expert but it certainly looks like the real thing. Whoever owned this sure did make a whole lot of bread though…
It’s been leaning up on that wall since it arrived. I am stumped. I don’t quite know what to do with it. Any suggestions?
Wishing you a happy Sunday and a lovely week…
Cozy Little House