Making your own roman shade Martha Stewart Living, Volume 151 June 2006 Fabric Iron Needle and thread Disappearing-ink pen Cotton strips (shade's width plus 3/4 inch by 4 3/4 inches) 1/4-inch dowels 2-by-1-inch wooden batten (cut to width of shade) Two 2-by-3-inch swatches of fabric Staple gun Brass rings Cord lock Screw eyes Shade lift cord Cord condenser Cord tassel
Un. Be. LEVIEVABLE. Deborah from South Carolina has finished piecing a King-Sized 1/4-inch Hexagon Quilt! (www.paperpieces.com) Over 60,000 pieces! Astonishing! Click to see 20 additional photos during construction.
Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!