Ga Ga for Gingham

16 Dec

There is something about gingham that is true innocence. Probably because I relate gingham to my childhood as it played a starring role in most of my clothing — and also seems like a fabric my grandmother used in her house or at least I have a vague memory of gingham cafe curtains in her kitchen.

It’s got that country-comfy feel to it. The oversized gingham fabric for the sofa slipcover is really sweet and I think it’s such a smart paint technique for the stairs — it makes me think this would be a fun approach for the back stairs in the house in Boston.

I made the blue gingham chair covers for the kitchen chairs in the place in Boston — I didn’t sew them as well as my mother would have but it worked just fine for me at the time.

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4 Responses to “Ga Ga for Gingham”

  1. Lori Simoglou December 16, 2010 at 11:07 am #

    Speaking of Boston do you ever miss us? And the place at Brookline Village? I do! Lol

    • amyswear December 20, 2010 at 12:09 pm #

      I do miss Boston! I still have the place in BVillage — just rented but I do miss it!

  2. mollyg December 16, 2010 at 11:39 pm #

    oooh, if we were both back at 21 Kent, this would be awesome thought for stairs – more than one set! :) m

    • amyswear December 20, 2010 at 12:10 pm #

      I know – maybe in future!

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