Saturday, August 15, 2015

Scrap, applique cushion

Still using the scrap bag. I had grand illusions of making a complete quilt. Using all my pale scraps for the background and all the bright for the applique sections. Well after doing one section I needed to change the game plan!! Not my style and I knew it would just end up being another UFO.

Up close. I even hand quilted it
using perle 8 thread.
So at my recent retreat I turned it into a cushion. It is a large cushion 25inches square. And amazingly, satisfyingly, I managed to find a gorgeous condition feather inner exactly the right size at the Op Shop (thrift store). A bargain of $10 as the original cover was yuck (but I saw underneath that).

I came home from retreat and did my wee show and tell at home and Jakob immediately pinched the cushion for his bed.

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1 comment:

  1. Oh Karen, I love it! Every time you link up to the Thriving on Thursday linky party it's always something just beautiful. I really want to try my hand at applique. I've done the odd bit here and there but this is gorgeous. Thanks again for linking up. I'm featuring this one at tomorrow's party.

    Anne xx


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