Another quilted cushion

I got really into sewing duing the last month of my pregnancy and I now think the reason I went two weeks overdue is down to the fact I sat on my ass for two weeks solid making a lairy patchwork throw. It was time well spent though, because I’m now a dab hand at quilted cushion covers which make thoughtful yet thrifty gifts. Check out the ones I made at Christmas. It’s Georgia’s birthday today so I made her this cushion. I made her one last year too. May have to be a bit more adventurous next year, or spend less time uploading pictures of my dinner onto the internet and more time increasing my repertoire on the sewing machine. The printed fabric with birds is from Ikea, the floral one is a vintage sixties find I bought on Ebay. Happy birthday Georgia!

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About Chloe King

I'm a freelance writer, designer and webby type. I live with my husband and daughter in the south of England. I like to cook and can throw a good party.

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4 comments on “Another quilted cushion

  1. April 29, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Can you teach me? Maybe we could do a correspondence course? I’m a hopeless, hopeless sewer and I’d like to reform my ways x

    • April 30, 2013 at 7:40 am

      To begin with, you need to select some fabrics that look nice next to each other, a rotary cutter and mat and a sewing machine… 🙂

  2. April 29, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    I fucking love my cushion, and I fucking love yOu. You should check out the clove club, its yummy. Gxxx ps sorry for swearing on yer blog.

    • April 30, 2013 at 7:41 am

      I know I’m well jels I want to go there and Chez Elle’s, but probably Chez Elle’s more. Shall we book it? X

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