If you are a sucker for anything ruffled or ruched, then this project is for you! Anna from Home, Heart, and Hands created this darling rosette quilt for her daughter’s room for only $20. She did it on the cheap using a queen jersey sheet set from Wal-mart. While this may seem like a lot […Read More]
Rachael of Lovely Crafty Home was in the market for a new duvet cover and decided to test her newly improved sewing skills and make her own. Like Rachael says, “A duvet cover is just a giant pillow, right?” She combined together a drop cloth, a cheapo sheet, and fabric from Wal-mart to make her lovely ruffled duvet cover. While this was hardly a simple project, Rachael says, “All the hard work and getting stabbed by pins totally paid off.”
As part of her master bedroom makeover, Suesan from Frou FruGal wanted the look of a ruched duvet for her bed. The only thing… she wanted it with the feel of a quilt. Despite the blood, sweat, and tears that came with making a quilt from a duvet’s design, Suesan says, “I absolutely love it, in spite of all my mistakes. I love looking at this quilt. I love how romantic it is. I love that it’s warm, and even when my bed is messed up, it still looks great.”
You all know I love a good pillow DIY, and Javeriya from Believe & Inspire brings it with this cover that’s full of fluff and frills. Javeriya was able to customize the colors of her pillow so they fit into the theme of the room to perfection… and all for the low low price of about $4!
To some a towel is simply a thing of function, but it can definitely add to the design of your bathroom. Just check out these pretty ruffled towels from Jaime at That’s My Letter! Jaime transformed a plain Jane towel with bias tape ruffles and an easy appliqued personalization. I always love Jaime’s easy-to-follow techniques that empower everyone to DIY, and this tutorial is no exception!
During her monthly sewing group, Terra from Mama Says Sew made these gorgeous ruffled pillowcases with contrast stitching. From a king-sized sheet, the ladies were able to make several sets, and the price came out to only $3 per pillowcase. I simply adore the pop of color in the turquoise thread and how it ties into Terra’s other pillow. Who would think such a little bit of thread would make such an impact!
Ilene from Come On, Ilene! fell in love with a ruffled crib skirt for her baby-on-the-way’s nursery. With gray and white dominating the space, Ilene felt the ruffles were the perfect girly touch. Here’s what she has to say: “This project was fairly simple. It just took a long time to cut, serge, ruffle, pin and sew all the layers of ruffles together. I loved how it turned out though! It was the perfect finishing touch to my new crib!”
If you’ve seen the prices on some of Anthro’s ruffly panels, you know I am not exaggerating when I say they are crrrazy expensive. How about we just drop one of those zeros off the $200 price tag? Following this tutorial from Amanda at DIY Til We Die, you can make not one but TWO panels for under $20! What’s the secret you might be wondering… Amanda used $4 sheets from Wal-mart, which allowed her to get plenty of fabric to sew these beauties without the expense!