I ended up ruffling some more to cover this footstool, Here is the "before" picture.
And here it is after I worked it over. I quilted the top covering. The ruffles are stapled on. The secret to that, friends, is an electric staple gun. I couldn't have done it without it. Then I covered the staples on the top ruffles with a ribbon and hot glue. It didn't look so good, so I made the sash. It's glued in two places, front and back. I hope it stays on!
The chevron blanket was knitted by my other daughter, Calista. Isn't it beautiful!? I want one!
The empty picture frames will be filled with portraits of Nola. Andrea is a professional photographer so a lot of the artwork in her house is photographs.
The only thing missing is: