By Jo Colwill
Jo Colwill taught Kirstie Allsopp to create certainly one of her appealing cushion designs on Kirstie's home made Britain, and now she will be able to educate you too! this pretty selection of cushion and cover initiatives are all encouraged by way of Jo Colwill's existence on her Cornish farm. methods to stitch with step by step directions, designated diagrams and shrewdpermanent suggestions and methods. for many of the initiatives, patchwork is mixed with applique and hand embroidery, and the stitching strategies are in actual fact defined that can assist you to accomplish expert effects. There's quite a lot of designs to fit everybody, even if you're a newbie searching for a short and straightforward cushion undertaking or an skilled quilter short of extra of a problem. you can also make the initiatives simply as they're or alter the information to create your personal person sort. The e-book additionally contains a good sized duvet trend for the featured introduction cover layout.
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I positioned the template over the joins to help blend all the elements together. If you prefer you could just outline quilt the patchwork shapes. For quilting advice see General Techniques: Quilting. Fig 10 Adding Border 5 9 To sew Border 6, take forty of the half-square triangles made earlier and arrange into four rows of ten units, creating the same zigzag pattern as Border 4. Sew a row to the quilt top and bottom. 5cm) squares and sew one square on each end of the other half-square triangle rows (Fig 11).
1cm), so trim slightly if necessary. B J D H I C A E 6 Sew unit A–J to unit K–P into one block (Fig 9). Sew Piece Q to the left-hand side of the block and Piece R to the top of the block. Sew Piece S to the right-hand side of the block. Sew denim strip Piece T to the bottom: don’t use a normal seam but lay the piece over the top of the block so the selvedge edge is displayed, and then sew across it twice (Fig 10). 2cm) square. G F B J Fig 6 C D E A I 4 H G Sew Piece M to the left side of Piece N and then sew Piece O to the bottom of MN (Fig 7).
Clip the two corners and turn the cover right way out. 3cm) (Fig 13). Stitch in the seam ditch to keep the lining inside. Fig 13 Sewing the side lining 12 Lay three large buttons along the open edge and mark the positions. Using a strong thread, sew on a large button, with a matching small one on the back, sewing through both buttons. You could leave the tied threads out on the right side of the buttons as a decorative feature if desired. Flower Bed Quilt Collecting fabrics is a passion for me and many people, and one that seems to grow and grow.