Tuesday, January 22, 2013

My creative space....

My lovely sisters's lovely friend is having a baby (due on Valentines Day) and has decorated her nursery in greys and yellows.  Thinking how lovely some bunting and a matching cushion might be in the same colours she popped a sewing request into me and I came up with this....

I must say that I am loving my crafty self over it!  I had seen a lovely cushion on pinterest of course with mini bunting spread across it and it looked terribly fancy and clever so I came up with this version.  It is just a simple envelope style cushion cover since I am yet to attempt that whole zip situation.
 
I made the mini bunting on the front of the cushion as you would normal size bunting.  I pinned the flags into the stripey binding and then pinned that straight onto the pillow so I only had one stitch line tthrough the whole thing.  The bunting flags hang loose.  The cushion cover is just calico.


A perfect match I think!
 
Here are some lovely links if you'd like to try your own:
 

5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Sonia, loving the colours to bits!

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  2. That is lovely, such a perfect gift

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  3. grey and yellow is just the best colour combo ever in my book and add that to bunting and you have Winner written all over it! Love it!! sensational Sonn!

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  4. Oh my, that is absolutely beautiful, lady friend. You are way too clever. Your sister's friend will be over the moon with that little addition to the nursery xo

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  5. So cute! I love the cushion. I recently conquered my fear of zips in cushion covers, it wasn't that bad - really!

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