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Mar 19, 2014

Try sewing cushions for your home.

To get the look you are aiming for try sewing cushions yourself.

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Mar 15, 2014

Some wedding bunting can really personalise your special day

Use wedding bunting to match your colour scheme, to develop and theme or just for fun.

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Mar 04, 2014

Crazy hand sewn patchwork hanging

I needed a creative project while housebound on crutches and used scraps of material I had at home. I then discovered this site and it has inspired me

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Feb 14, 2014

The Bow Tie patchwork block is another great sewing step.

A cushion or quilt could be given a touch of elegance with a Bow Tie patchwork block.

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Feb 14, 2014

The Dutchmans puzzle patchwork, can be used in a patchwork quilt

Can you make out the geese in the Dutchmans puzzle patchwork block?

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Feb 13, 2014

Roman pin wheel patchwork design can be used in a quilt.

The Roman pin wheel patchwork design uses strips of material instead of blocks

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Jan 02, 2014

Making a round pattern for different shaped cushions.

Making a round pattern is not as hard as you think.

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Oct 31, 2013

Using the tumbling blocks ribbon weave gives a striking effect

A cushion made with a tumbling blocks ribbon weave gives the illusion of a 3D effect.

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Oct 26, 2013

A lot of ready made cushions are available online and in shops.

If the thought of making your own cushions is frightening then there are many outlets that sell different ready made ones to suit everybody.

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Oct 24, 2013

Create a ribbon cushion for your room.

Make your ribbon cushion purely out of ribbon to give a different look.

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Oct 15, 2013

A cosy draught excluder keep the chills out of your room.

Large or older houses sometimes benefit from having a draught excluder to keep cold winds at bay.

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Oct 14, 2013

hi. how much extra allowance do i need to allow for a cushion that opens in the middle , having 3 buttons /holes as closures?

Also would I need to use interfacing to strengthen the top button hole side? Thanks Sally Hi Sally, Firstly apologies in the length of time it has

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Jun 18, 2013

I have made my first cushion made from recycled silk ties

Made from a variety of recycled silks ties, this cushion is bright and cheerful. The colours are a gorgeous mix of silver, pink and lilac. The cushion

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Dec 01, 2012

A needle felted cushion

A 14 cushion with the front in a needle felted grid pattern in yellows and grey, with red, orange and other coloured hints inspired by Vettriano's painting

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Sep 15, 2011

Quilted Cushion

I made this as part of a GCSE project. I joined the 3 coloured panels together and sandwiched thin wadding between these and a backing layer. The quilting

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