Christmas Cushions for the Festive Season
Cushions Galore, December 2011 -- Christmas Cushions
December 5th 2011
Hello and welcome to new subscribers in December.
In previous issues I have discussed all the different steps needed to be considered when making cushions.
The festive season is a great start to put all these steps into practise.
This is a lovely time to make decorations for your room whether it is a few tree decorations, a wall hanging or some festive cushions for your settee.
These cushions could be made in Christmas colours, or show an applique
Christmas motif such as a snowflake, snowman, Christmas tree or make them into cushion presents with a few well placed ribbons.
On my Christmas page there is a cushion that I made into a Christmas pudding.
These are bound to cause a laugh or two. The range of ideas is quite vast if you think about it.
New pages this month
I have not done many pages this month due to getting myself prepared for my first craft fair. I make various items when I am writing pages for my website, this is mainly so I can take pictures of the different sewing stages to share with everyone.
I thought I would try to sell these and because the fair was over two days I had to spend a bit of time sewing extra items to sell just in case I ran out.
The fair wasn't advertised well so not many people came to visit all the stall holders. I was quite pleased with what I sold as it covered the full range of items I had for sale.
After this was over I decided to put these extra items onto my shop page. Such as Cushion panels which has ended up in being a lot of extra pages to try to make searching easier.
Coming up next time
My next newsletter will be sent out on February 1st 2012. I hope to have done some pages of making cushions out of fabric pieces.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
Enjoy sewing and designing your festive cushions.
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