Although my new shed/sewing room is not completely finished (hence the lack of pictures of it on the blog), it is functional (even has its own little heater for the evenings). I bought a nice, comfortable nearly-designer chair and stole Baby MiH faux sheepskin for it. He does not care much for sheep skins. And all I needed was new cushions ... Et voila!
Of course there is no fancy quilting about them - I could not bear cutting into the pattern. I wanted the whole fabric to be shown.
I suppose in my mind some fabric are meant for quilting, some are just not. Also I needed to keep it simple because the room is very small and it would have been too fussy to do anything too complicated.
This is my excuse for not even doing a zip on these cushions.
I went for quick, easy and effective: one big rectangle, fold into 2, sew 3 sides, stuff the cushion and sew the remaining side with your machine. I know total shortcut - but I now have cushions, and a finish (hourray!) rather than agonising about the fact that I have not done anything and that the project is staring at me in the face.
So to recap:
- This beautiful fabric is of course from the collection Bark and Branch designed by Eloise Renouf - I bought the fabric here during the pre-sale (yes I knew I just needed to have it)
- We should not talk about the way I made the cushions as it is shameful, but it works if you have no time but want to revamp your sofa
- The nearly designer chair is from Ebay
- The faux sheepskin from Ikea
I will now retreat to enjoy some peace and quiet time in the shed.
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