August 15, 2009Vintage Crafty Saturdays – A Scalloped Valance
Hello everyone! Welcome again to vintage craft ideas and fun, fun illustrations on Saturday morning. Hopefully Tom and I are gallivanting across the countryside right now on a crazy adventure to find the best smoked fish, or something like that. I always have the most fun with him doing that stuff.
Meanwhile, the uber-talent Ruth Wyeth Spears has another sewing lesson for us, complete with totally adorable 1930’s illustration. I will use a different book next week, I promise. But I just love these so much.
This week Ms. Wyeth Spears teaches us how to make the most enchanting scalloped valance. We also get some tips on decorating as a bonus. According to Ms. Wyeth Spears, your scalloped valance should echo a strong color in your room. Hmmm…I wonder what a chartreuse valance would look like….
Once again, click to see a full-sized version!