Saturday, 29 March 2014

{Something for the Rosebud} A Tilda toy ironing board cover

The creation of an item out of scrap fabric is always accompanied by an immense feeling of accomplishment.  Really, it's just making do; but what a great thing to be proud of, right?

Rosie was given this ironing board by her cousins.  One of the best kinds of hand-me-downs.  It came with a cover her Gran made many years ago, but it was pretty tired looking, and its elastic had given up the ghost a while ago.

So after rummaging around in my overflowing scrap bin (which made me realise I really need to do this kind of thing a bit more often, as well as have a ruthless clean out!) I decided on the Tilda.  This collection is a couple of years old, I think, but it's still pretty.  

Randomly placed squares of 2.5" x 2.5" size.  Just big enough to show off the Tilda patterns, but small enough to fit a few across the top of this teeny tiny ironing board.

And a faux bow at the end.

6 Comments:

At 30 March 2014 at 13:30 , Blogger Jenya @ While she was sleeping said...

Gorgeous :) Your top stitching is perfect!

 
At 30 March 2014 at 19:10 , Blogger thingsforboys said...

very pretty

 
At 5 April 2014 at 19:17 , Blogger Peggy McCrystal said...

You clever girl!

 
At 21 April 2014 at 12:21 , Blogger Xanthe said...

Awww, thanks Jenya! :)

 
At 21 April 2014 at 12:21 , Blogger Xanthe said...

Tilda is always sooo pretty!

 
At 21 April 2014 at 12:22 , Blogger Xanthe said...

Thanks Peg!

 

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