Tuesday, February 2, 2010

tips of the trade

Sign of the times:

Contrast bias welt is a jolly good alternative to more costly braid trim... Matched pattern ensures quality - seams are virtually invisible.
Contrast bias welt applied to faces of back cushions for "by the sea" chairs.

Finished product:
Practical natural duck cloth slipcovers with arm covers (grandchildren always welcome) will serve well; just remove, shake, and the sand is back outside where it belongs.

Good ideas are going around, from Hampton, New Hampshire to Montego Bay, Jamaica- as featured in Coastal Living, February 2010.

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