Would these be considered IKEA Hacks? Probably not, though DIY for sure! Fantastic clothing and accessories fashioned by crafty chicas who love IKEA textiles! And what’s not to love? Gorgeous lines, bold patterns, bright colors. Find out more about these artisans, their crafts and more after the jump!
A favorite for sure, the PATRICIA fabric line has been used by many a crafter for everything from children’s and women’s clothing to petbeds, chair covers, and wristlet bags. In the image at top, the child’s dress with the red bird is offered for sale by artist allthenumbers, the petbed is sold by allingwelsh, and the wristlet zipper pouch is by artisan Kaoricolor, all on Etsy.com.
Love IKEA Fabrics? Want to use one as your desktop or laptop wallpaper? Choose from popular IKEA fabrics: CECILIA, SARALISA, GUNILLA, INGER, HJORDIS, GUNVOR, or PETRONELLA. Download yours now!
Carly’s PATRICIA Fabric Dress
Carly from Chicsteals says, “I must admit I went on a bit of a spree in the textiles department, picking myself up 2 yds of Patricia printed fabric last time I visited the mecca of Swedish design …” She used the boldly patterned black and white IKEA PATRICIA fabric to fashion this beautiful dress for herself. Follow her on twitter @chicsteals
Melissa’s TANJA Shower Curtain Dress
First seen over at Ikeahacker.com, I’ve been in love with this beautiful shower curtain dress made by Melissa Fehr for years. Gorgeous detailing, like the hot pink piping and a lacy edging to the cotton lining on the inside make this dress a true standout. Matches the hot pink wellies perfectly!
Melissa’s not a one hit wonder, though! Other IKEA constructions:
Melissa’s IKEA ANNABELLA Table Runner Skirt and Bag
Made with a table runner of IKEA’s ANNABELLA fabric, this flirty skirt has a matching bag custom made by Melissa. Details on the pattern used and the contstruction of the skirt here: Refashioned IKEA Patrones Skirt and Bag
You can see more of Melissa’s IKEA fabrications over at Fehrtrade, along with all her inspirations and other finished projects.
New IKEA Fabric for 2010
SNÖA is a new red and white IKEA fabric for 2010 that features a strong heart motif. Do you have plans for this fabric line? Thoughts on what to make with it? We’d love to hear about what you’re going to do, or have done. And of course, as always, we HEART pictures!