Sunday, April 11, 2010

Ruffled shower curtain

It has been a busy weekend! I have been working on a little master bath spruce up. When you live in a parsonage the bathrooms are usually very low on the update list. So, this often makes you work with what you have and make the best of it.

Looking online for ideas, I came across this blog and instantly became inspired – love that! I loved the shower curtain and was brought back to the day when I was standing in Anthropology trying to decide whether or not the Rev would kill me for buying a very expensive, but very fabulous ruffled shower curtain. After deciding that groceries and gas were priorities {I hate being a grown up sometimes!} I just walked away…so sad…fast forward to last week. I was inspired…I was motivated…I was scared to sew and cut fabric. Then my sister decided to visit for the weekend – hallelujah! She has recently caught the sewing and quilting bug, so it was not hard to enlist her help. She did all the cutting and laying it out and I sewed. It is not perfect, but I love it!

We used 90” bleached muslin from Hobby Lobby. The whole project was under $20!

april 004

april 007 Just folding and sewing random ruffles

april 009 ruffles – ruffles – more ruffles

april 010 taped to the floor with painters tape to hold in place

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april 019 bottom of curtains

april 017 That is an antique ceiling tile above the towel hooks.

shower curtain 001 can’t fit it all in the frame!

If I can rope my sister into doing the bulk of the work – so can you! Thanks Sister.


  1. I love it (of course i do!) It looks so good, i am glad you found the inspiration on my blog - very cool :)
    And i love the old ceiling tile - i cant get enough of those things.

    And that desk re-do you did is awesome, i love white painted furniture

    Sausha @ {show & tell} - oh, and yes, you totally did the right thing and linked up to my blog!

  2. Very, Very cute! i love ruffles and this is just the best! Thanks for sharing!

  3. It's lovely! You and your sister did a fabulous job. I've been trying to convince myself I can make something with ruffles, but I'm a little concerned I would mess it up. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Absolutely fabulous!!! I have thought of doing something like that myself - just haven't worked up the nerve yet LOL

  5. That is one seriously good looking shower curtain. Proud of you for facing your cutting and sewing fears! Those ruffles are not the boss of you!

  6. Oh how I love this! It turned out great! :)
    We have a friday fun finds party that's still going- we'd love it if you'd link up.

  7. Oh how I love a ruffled shower curtain and yours is gorgeous!

  8. Hmm, how would I describe it? It’s simply gorgeous, sweetie! At times, I find ruffles design exaggerated, but I like what you did here. I think it’s because you didn’t overdo it and just put those ruffles on both ends. It turned out great! :)

    Yon Vann