Squashy Cushions Part 2

So my lovely fabric turned up yesterday from Hong Kong! Today I decided to get the cushion covers made for my two remaining bare squashy cushions.

Last week I ordered an A2 size cutting mat so I could make my cuts a bit straighter than using my normal material scissors and use the rotary cutter my husband bought me a couple of years ago. Turns out I still can’t cut very straight but it was still straighter than my usual cutting!

I decided this time to cut my material to the size of the cushion in this case 60cm x 60cm because I wanted them to be a little snug and plump the cushions up a bit. As I’ve mentioned before, they are feather filled and squashy so can flatten out a lot when sat on.

This time my backing fabric was attached a bit more skillfully – i.e. the right way round and not so baggy and with a decent width hem.

So here they are all together and then detail of one on it’s own and now being happy enough to photograph the back!

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Happy bunch of squashy cushions!

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Really do love this great coffee pot motif fabric!

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Yay! Much better looking than the grey one!

One of many things I have learnt from making these cushion covers is that I need more room to work! My kitchen table isn’t really all that big. One day I shall have a lovely craft room with a table big enough to pull out to use when I need it, storage places for everything and I won’t have to put my sewing machine away every time we want to eat at the table!

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4 thoughts on “Squashy Cushions Part 2

  1. The envelope flap looks great! I’ve wanted a crafting room for the longest time. Don’t know when (if ever) I
    l’ll get one. So, like you, I continue to work on my dining room table and have to unpack and repack everything all the time. Sometimes, I’m lazy and just leave it all out 🙂

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