Funny how one project leads to the next. After making a new shower curtain for our guest bathroom, I was motivated to make a shower curtain for the claw foot tub in our master bath.

To be quite honest, I have been trying to figure out how I was going to accomplish this monumental task since we bought our house.  I knew that I would need the perfect fabric (something light and airy) and a ton of it.  After my success the previous weekend, I returned to 1502 Fabrics for more inspiration.  It was love at first sight when I stumbled upon a gigantic remnant of a white linen with an elegant over-sized pattern.  Paired with a smaller remnant of a shimmery silver fabric, I had just enough for my project.

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I made three large panels to fully encompass our bathtub and took special care to make sure that the patterns aligned to create a seamless result.  The three panels allow entry into the shower from the back as well as a way to reach in to turn on the faucet from the front.  (This has already proven to be very important to warm up the water during these cold January mornings.)

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Once inside, the shower now feels like a cozy cocoon but is still translucent enough to allow plenty of light.  Our bathroom finally feels complete and the whole project cost less than $35.  Not too shabby.

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