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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Kitchen Bay Window New Crocheted ROSE Curtains & IKEA Roller Blind

At the time that we lived and worked in Indonesia, I had crocheted the Rose Curtain for our Bay Window. Well, that was without ever being able to see the results on the actual window... I've always felt they were a bit 'skimpy'... So in 2017, after completing the new curtains for our Veranda, I knew I had to replace the Bay Window's as well!
Well, first I had to find new Roller Blinds for replacing the old ones.
That worked with IKEA's SKOGSLÖVER Roller Blinds in white.
Except, they did NOT have the size for the large window; only for the sides....
So I had to order that from Europe!
It arrived via my brother Jan in The Netherlands, on July 13.
On July 23, Pieter hung them all three in a perfect way!
Since the Ikea Roller Blinds are with aluminum, I could not use brass curtain rings to go with that.
So I found 20.5mm Sterling Silver CLOSED Jump Rings on Etsy.
Last week's white roses that came home from Trader Joe's Atlanta...
Let me show you first the IKEA SKOGSLÖVER Roller Blind in white that I'd found.
Ikea.com as always has great pricing and the size for our side windows, 32" was perfect!
BUT... they did NOT have the size for our large window... ARGH!
So what to do?
Ordering the large size of 140 cm or 55" in The Netherlands and having it shipped to my brother (nope they do not ship to the USA!) and he did forward it to us.
Worked very well, no custom charges either as I ordered it in my name, having used my brother's address as p/o address for delivery.
They arrived on July 13.
So now we could start working with them.
Pieter hung all 3 of them on July 23.
Most important thing DONE!
Meanwhile I had ordered more of the HH Lizbeth thread because I had still some left over from the Fleur de Lys Crocheted Curtains in the Veranda...
This time it was only 16 hours of speed crocheting for the center window and 8 hours each for the side windows.
 With one additional 1 kg cone, yes I had enough thread!
Let me show you first the before:
Never liked this but this was the previous roller blind, hidden more or less behind the white rod with brass ends. Curtain hung on rod with plastic clips!
Aside from these curtains being rather skimpy, it didn't look RIGHT!
ARGH those white plastic clips broke so easily and new ones are white but the old ones turn ugly yellow.
To the left the new IKEA SKOGSLÖVER Roller Blind versus the old on on the right...
Here you still see to the right (through the roller blind) the holes from previous roller blind and rod not yet being filled in.
Looks so much better and flat against the window, not gaping any more and the entire window gets covered now.
Using the same crocheted filet lace rose curtain that I made before but now with 2 edgings instead of just one. See link below blog {More of Our Kitchen}.
Yes, RAND MET BLOEMEN in Dutch or EDGE WITH FLOWERS
Roses that is!
So glad I'd saved my magazines and got them now scanned in, to go back to.
Where the arrow is to the left, that's the length of my 1st curtain.
Now I was going to make it full length.
Since these IKEA Roller Blinds were out of aluminum I could not use brass curtain rings like I did in the veranda where I used Mom's old ones.
So I searched and found them at 5starFindings.etsy.com just click hyperlink.
20.5mm Sterling Silver 18ga CLOSED Jump Rings, Made in India
Excellent for using with the crochet thread as these will not stain the cotton when being laundered!
On July 23, showing you the large curtain, almost being done. Well, 3 more points that is... of total 8 = 16 hours at high speed!
I've used a low oak bench on top of my sofa, for having the pattern right next to me at proper height for eye movement.
You see also two more cones in the corner as I did set up for ALL 3 at once. The beginning is the hardest thing to do, counting all those stitches and getting it RIHGT.
Next day, on July 24 I started sewing on those Sterling Silver CLOSED Jumper Rings, for hanging.
July 24, just before dark the largest curtain HANGS!
Now the side windows, each 4 points or half of this one = 8 hours each...
On August 8, almost a small curtain done... Other projects do lie lined up on the sofa...
Wearing my biking gear, as we did keep up with that too!
Did not wear those sandals for biking though.
Pieter made me look up from my speed crochet as he placed a cup of tea in front of me...
Later on August 8, the small one for the side window was hanging!
Only one more to go = 8 hours of speed crochet.
August 10, staying in my silk Laurèl nightgown after breakfast to continuously speed crochet.
Wanting to get it DONE!
Yay, August 11, the last filet crochet rose curtain was up and hanging!
SO HAPPY...
This shows two curtains hanging...
Stepping back on August 11, to show the entire bay window area with the 3 SKOGSLÖVER Roller Blinds and the 3 crocheted rose filet curtains.
So happy that got all DONE!
Finally I managed to share this mega job with you.

Thanks for your visit!


Related links:
{More of Our Kitchen} | Previous post by me
My 2nd Fleur de Lys Crocheted Curtain is Hanging | Previous post by me

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22 comments:

  1. Hello Mariette, What a classy touch, sterling silver curtain rings! But nothing less than your hand-crocheted curtains deserve. As always, the work is absolutely professional, and the rose pattern is perfect for you!
    --Jim

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  2. Wat mooi en wat prachtig met de rozen hou ik ook van,groetjes,Joan

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  3. Liebe Mariette,

    dein Post ist wunderschön.

    Frohe Sonntagsgrüße

    Elisabeth

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  4. Dear Mariette - you have done a wonderful and creative job on your windows. All of your hard work and research to find the correct blinds, silver rings etc has paid dividends - you must be delighted with just how lovely it is all looking - well done.

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  5. Excelente trabalho em renda de que gosto bastante, belas fotografias.
    Um abraço e bom Domingo.

    Andarilhar
    Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
    Livros-Autografados

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  6. Dearest Mariette,
    Your work is beautiful and elegant. The curtains look perfect.
    I crochet a lot, but I don’t think I would have the courage for a project like this.
    Toes crossed that you and Pieter are surviving this slightly strange winter.......*s*


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  7. vreemd soms werkt mijn reacties niet oke denk ik moet soms ook wel een stuk of 5 keer klikken dat het werkt is sinds een paar weken zo ... Maar prachtig wat kan je dat goed zeg ! Joan

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  8. Beautiful curtains! Have a nice new week!

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  9. Hello dear Mariette!
    Wow!!You are so talented my friend!
    Your crocket rose curtains are sooo beautiful!
    Great work!!Love the wonderful view from the widows!
    Wishing you a lovely new week!Hugs! ❤️
    Dimi...

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  10. Liebe Mariette,
    wir haben auch Rollos von Ikea, aber eher für die Scheibe, diese magnetischen.
    Du bist immer so fleißig im Handarbeiten! Ich kann nicht lange gut sitzen, es würde mich nervös machen. Meine Bewunderung!

    Viele liebe Grüße
    Sara

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  11. Dearest Mariette,
    it always is so lovely , to see your wonderful Rose Curtains again! Thank you for all the wonderful pictures!
    Have a happy new week,
    sending Love and hugs, Claudia xo

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  12. The new Ikea blinds look very smart and of course your wonderful crochet work make that area look very feminine and pretty Mariette. You are very gifted.

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  13. Lovely windows dressed up with your hand-crocheted curtains, so dreamy,Mariette.
    I like to see the sunlight beautifully go through your curtains. I am sure Pieter must be happy to see you enjoy knitting close to him. Happy day to you and Pieter.

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  14. Gezellig!Goed gelukt.
    Fijne dag nog 🌹

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  15. It's so nice of your brother to help you get the roller blinds. Your rose curtains are beautiful! It really looks like professional work, Mariette. You are very talented and patient!
    Have a wonderful new week! xo

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  16. Liebe Mariette,

    ich bin auch mal wieder auf Blogrunde. Tummle mich eher auf Instagram herum.
    Hoffe dein Pieter hat alles gut überstanden im letzten Jahr und euch beiden geht es gut?
    Deine Häkelei ist ja toll gelungen. Glückwunsch zu deinen neuen Hänger.
    Ich würde nur die Rollos dran lassen....auch aus Bequemlichkeit wegen des Waschens. ;-)

    Mein Blog heisst jetzt anders: https://allerleivomhasenhus.blogspot.ch/

    Warum kannst du gern nachlesen.

    Wünsche dir und deinem Pieter alles Gute und Liebe.

    Herzlichst
    Julia

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  17. Dear Mariettes,
    You had wonderful Rose curtains and Pieter's see you enjoy knitting close to him. you are very talented and patiant,
    Have a new days,
    Michiko

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  18. Your beautiful curtains are looking forward to the arrival of sunny spring.

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  19. In love with your curtains, dear Mariette. I will love to make something like that but I have no your talent.
    Blessings.
    María

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  20. Liebe Mariette,
    wow! ich bewundere Deine wunderschöne Häkelarbeit und Deine Geduld und Deinen Fleiß, jetzt hängen die zarten Gardinen mit wundervollen Rosen an den Fenstern mit neuen Rollos im Erker und alles sieht wunderschön aus. Das inspiriert mich total, es vielleicht nachzumachen ;-)))
    Der Ausblick vom Erker in Euren Garten ist traumhaft schön, sowie auch Dein Headerbild.
    Viele liebe Grüße von Traudi.♥ aus dem Drosselgarten

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  21. Such beautiful crochet work. They really pretty up those windows.

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  22. Mariette przesliczne są Twoje firanki.Super prezentują się w oknach.Ciekawy wzór, zapisze sobie może kiedyś zrobie.Super pomysł na ławeczke,żeby lepiej widzieć wzór,chetnie skorzystam Ja położę sobie stolik do laptopa.Mariette dziękuję za miłe Twoje komentarze na moim blogu.Serdecznie pozdrawiam.Milego dnia.

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