Striped Curtains Illustration by Joanna Baker

Striped Curtains…

Striped Curtains Illustration by Joanna Baker

So I’ve been searching for ways to upgrade our little apartment and came across these. They are the perfect way to make a statement and are in keeping with the BF’s two rules (no pink & no flowers!)

I bought simple curtains at Ikea and picked up 6 yds. of black cotton twill in the garment district. I chose to sew my stripes on instead of fusing them. It’s taking a bit longer than anticipated–lots of fabric in a very small space–but I hope to finish in the next couple of weekends.

Until then, my drawing desk is doubling as a sewing table. Living in New York sure is about making the most of your space!

~Joanna =)

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