By Jo Colwill
Jo Colwill taught Kirstie Allsopp to create considered one of her appealing cushion designs on Kirstie's home made Britain, and now she will educate you too! this beautiful number of cushion and duvet initiatives are all encouraged by way of Jo Colwill's existence on her Cornish farm. how to stitch with step by step directions, particular diagrams and smart assistance and methods. for many of the tasks, patchwork is mixed with applique and hand embroidery, and the stitching innovations are essentially defined that will help you to accomplish expert effects. There's a variety of designs to fit all people, even if you're a newbie trying to find a short and straightforward cushion venture or an skilled quilter in need of extra of a problem. you can also make the initiatives simply as they're or adjust the information to create your personal person sort. The e-book additionally contains a enormous duvet trend for the featured creation duvet layout.
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The fabric is simple but smart and also practical as it washes well. I just love the subtle reds and blues on this cushion and the frill adds an elegant look. I made a feature of the little dot print and dark edge on the frill print, which resembles the coloured thread that manufacturer’s used to put at the edge when weaving fabric, to measure how much cloth had been made. The self-cover buttons use the same fabric as the frill and add a decorative finishing touch but you could use any buttons.
I just love the subtle reds and blues on this cushion and the frill adds an elegant look. I made a feature of the little dot print and dark edge on the frill print, which resembles the coloured thread that manufacturer’s used to put at the edge when weaving fabric, to measure how much cloth had been made. The self-cover buttons use the same fabric as the frill and add a decorative finishing touch but you could use any buttons. 6cm) (could be the same print as the frill) • Ball of perle No. 8 thread • Five buttons, self-cover or to suit fabrics • Feather cushion pad 20in (51cm) square (will be folded) When making gathers you need to allow quite a lot of fabric, about two and a half or three times the finished length of the frill, depending on how close you want the gathers to be.
Cut them in half diagonally from one corner to another, to make four of Triangle A (includes seam allowance) – see Fig 1. 3cm). 8cm) squares for Corners B. 4cm) for Border 2. 6cm) squares for Corners C. 4 From a floral print cut four strips 2in x 33½in (5cm x 85cm) for Border 3. From one of the floral prints cut four 2in (5cm) squares for Corners D. 5 Border 4 and Border 6 are made up of half-square triangle units. 7cm) square and another square the same size from the pale background fabric. The half-square triangle units are made using a grid method, described in step 5 of Making Up.
Cushions & Quilts: 20 Projects to Stitch, Quilt & Sew by Jo Colwill