So last Sunday was Mother’s Day here in the UK. My mum is very hard to buy for. Anything she wants or desires, she buys it! So when it comes around to birthdays, Christmas or Mother’s Day it is a real struggle to know what to buy. This year I decided to make something. I…… Continue reading What do you give a person who has everything?
So I have finally finished all my cushions for the new sofa, which is expected to arrive next Monday. I am so pleased with them and they have turned out so much better than I thought! Here is a slideshow of each one. Here they are together on the sofa. This is our sofa which…… Continue reading Cosy cushions all finished!
I made my third cushion for the new sofa (arriving next week, eek…excitement!). It is looking delightful. I made it using the same method as the others (I will add instructions below if you would like to try). The cat was desperate to get involved and was not at all happy that my attention was…… Continue reading Penultimate cushion!
We have just had a lovely, quiet weekend. On Saturday I awoke to a beautiful, bright sunny morning so I visited my local butcher to stock up for the week and did some housework. In the afternoon I started my next vintage cushion and before I knew it, it was finished. I think this one is…… Continue reading It was the freakin’ weekend…now it is Monday.
So today I thought I would crack on with starting my first cushion for the new sofa/chair. I measured and cut my material (adding a 2cm seam allowance) then added my pom pom trim to the front piece and sewed in place. Then I added the pesky invisible zip, which I have never done before.…… Continue reading First vintage cushion finished!
The pom pom trim for my vintage fabrics cushions has arrived and, oh my, the colours are beautiful and bright. Which colour is your favourite? Pusskin was more interested in the pom pom packaging than the pom poms themselves. I did get slightly worried she may get Co2 poisoning as she kept rolling on the…… Continue reading Pom pom trim has arrived!
As you will know if you’ve looked at my craft page I am currently planning on making some cushions for a brand, spanking new sofa that is being delivered in the next few weeks. I was going to buy some cushions from some wonderful talented types (you know, the ones you see on etsy/folksy and…… Continue reading Cats and sewing do not mix…