Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Toile and Ticking


I love the combination of toile and ticking stripe.  So, when I went looking for an affordable fabric to buy to make my bedroom curtains with, I looked for gold ticking stripe. 

I already had the toile part covered (no pun intended).  My quilt is a gold toile.

To make thinks a little more French Country and just a wee bit over the top, I am adding a gold and red rooster pattern toile as an attached valance along with a red and gold fringe.  The red and gold rooster fabric is actually curtains that I had in my dining room of my other house.  You can see them as curtains on this post, here.  There are only 4 panels so there were not enough to use as curtains in my bedroom, plus they were too short.  So they will be reworked into valances and more.

You can see there is already an accent pillow on my bed with the red and yellow rooster toile.  I might add that rooster toile to the lampshades on either side of the bed.  I think I might also make pillow shams with the gold ticking stripe.


Mr. Comforts of Home has hung the curtain rods.  The ticking fabric arrived today.  So tomorrow I sew!
Welcome Home,
Penny

26 comments:

Bonnie said...

Penny,

I love the fabrics. I have the rooster (Waverly) in the blue and gold in my girls room. Your fabric choices look so cheery. Can't wait to see the finished projects.

Comeca Jones said...

I love toile and I love the colors you chose. Yellow ticking ?! I never would have thunk it! Cant wait to see how it turns out.

Pondside said...

Gorgeous fabrics and great ideas. I always come away from your posts with some inspiration.

Kathleen Grace said...

I have never seen the yellow ticking, it's a sunny, fun color and suits the bedroom so well. You know I love toile and I recently completed a special order of ticking shams for a friend, so I'm loving that too! The curtains are going to be beautiful:>)

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh it is going to be stunning. I love the color combination and all of the fabrics are gorgeous. Can't wait to see it all done. Hugs, Marty

Pat said...

The fabrics are gorgeous Penny!

Sarah said...

Love the fabric choices. Look forward to seeing the finished project.

Michele Smith said...

I love your fabric choices! Can't wait to see them finished!

Donnie said...

I love the fabrics you chose. They should look lovely.

Rhondi said...

Hi Penny
What a lovely combination of fabrics! the curtains will be beautiful I'm sure.
Hugs, Rhondi

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Penny I can't to see your new curtains!! LOVE the fabrics, the toile and ticking are going to look fabulous together! Maybe you could use the the red and gold toile in your kitchen. Martina

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Looks like it is going to be very pretty! I love the combinations!~Hugs, Patti

Scribbler said...

You have put things together beautifully. Would you care to share your fabric source?

Shelia said...

Penny, your curtains are going to be beautiful. I love your fabrics and gold and red are certainly winning colors. The fringe is gorgeous.
Man, you're good! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Dawna said...

Can't wait to see your beautiful creation!! Love the colors !

janice15 said...

wonderful looking fabric. I love your yellow room it's a wonderful change from everything else...have a great evening.

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Its going to look good, I can tell!

Lorrie said...

Toile and ticking ARE the perfect match. I'm looking forward to seeing the completed project.

Beverly said...

I can hardly wait. I know it will be gorgeous!

see you there! said...

Great combo and of course I admire people who reuse something they have like you are doing with the former curtains.

Darla

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Penny, that's such a soft cheery shade of yellow, very pretty, and fresh.

You asked about the canvas, why modge podge of course! LOL. AND!!! I just found out after all of these years that Elmers Glue does the exact same thing. email me and I can send you the links. jen muddybootdreams[at]gmail.com


Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

debi said...

Can't wait to see it all done!!!

Hugs............

Richard Cottrell said...

I love the choices you have made, and it is fun to restyle and re -use , especially in todays economy. I think we will all be trying our hand at this. Thanks for sharing, Richard from My Old Historic House.

bj said...

Love your fabrics..every thing is going to really match.
Have fun sewing.
xo bj

Eileen said...

How lovely! I can't wait to see it all done. :)

Tales From My Empty Nest said...

I LOVE your choices, Penny! One can never go wrong with toile and ticking. Can't wait to see your finished curtains. The rods look great!
Love & blessings from NC!