Cushions

I mentioned in my earlier blog New Ideas that I was going to start giving some new thing a go. So I’ve made my first cushion! There are definitely a few things that need to be tweaked, I made the cushion cover slightly to small for the size cushion. A rooky mistake! As you can see from the photo, the IMG_0876back doesn’t quite meet – quite an important part!

I chose to make an envelope back cushion, with french seams which I made completely by hand. I used patchwork squares for the front, using a border of green squares around the edge. I recently made a woodland themed quilt for a giveaway winner on my Facebook page, so I took inspiration from that and continued it on with the cushion. I also used interface on the fabric to give it a thicker, more luxurious feel.

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Sorry for the silence…

So the last few weeks I’ve been super busy trying to get quilts made for a deadline. I’ve got just one more to go now and I’m at the quilting stage so I thought I’d take 5 minutes to show you a fab blog

I particularly like the fabric buying guides section that they have (I have a bit of an addiction to fabric) but it’s definitely worth a browse!

Now back to sewing…….