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Tea and Cake cushion

Added Aug 21, 2009

by Chloe Hopkins

Norwich, United ...






I was inspired by a couple of cusions i saw in a little boutique in town which had appliqued teapots and cakes. It was extremely overpriced and as always i thought to myself i could easily make that! So i trotted along to a lovely craft shop in taverham and bought some black gingham and a mixture of lovely quilting squares. I decided to go for the doll fabric as i loved it so much and it stood out from the black gingham i had chosen.
After a few attempts at drawing a teapot, cup and saucer( my drawing skills are naff!) i cut the pieces and literally free machined them onto the cushion front. Although a lot of people may think free machining is a bit untidy and unfinished i happen to be a great fan of it, i love to experiment with shapes and lines within stitch.
Anyway, im quite proud of my little creation, and it saved me a few pennies to say the least!

Material Notes

Black Gingham cotton, plain cotton taken from an old pillow case, doll print cotton and sme red cotto for the cherries




Garment Type

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    Aug 21, 2009, 10.32 PMby Chloe Hopkins

    Thankyou :)

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    Aug 21, 2009, 09.46 PMby mesha2316

    Adorable I love your pillow!

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