As I noted on my Facebook page yesterday, I've become a bit obsessed with Painter's Drop Cloths for sewing projects. I stumbled upon a few projects on Pinterest, and couldn't believe I'd been missing this little trend.
Here's what you start with:
And here's what you can end up with:
Oh, and check out this Cabana with Drop Cloth curtains by Fancy Frugal Life:
I like the Blue Hawk brand from Lowe's the best - the 4 ft x 5 ft size is only $6 or so. That's a lot of great fabric for not much money. And, they come in even bigger sizes.
I've already made a bed skirt / dust ruffle- didn't take pics of it yet. It looks a lot like the one by Between You & Me. I just attached strips of the canvas to an existing bed skirt. Here's an in-progress picture to show you the process - Dusty tested it during the assembly :)
My sis and I are planning to do a painted rug, and I'm using some leftovers from the dust ruffle to do a quick table runner.