Another Cushion Cover Project Finished

You may remember that I had some squares left over from making a blanket for my lovely Miss L and I decided to use them to make a cushion.

Well here it is.

Patchwork CushionAnd as I still had a few squares to use I worked them in along with the stripes for the back.

Stripy Back

I originally started this project a few weeks ago when I discovered the Apache Tears pattern by Sara London which ended up being a cushion in it’s own right. It made sense to make them into a pair so the stripy back matches the apache tears cushion.

And to keep the pairing I used a similar pattern to make the flower buttons.

Flower Buttons Flower Botton HolesAnd finished with a simple edging.

Patchwork Cushion Edging

I am very happy with how this pair work together.

Pair of Cushions

Or using the face of the stripy backs.

Pair a Stripy Backed Cushions

32 thoughts on “Another Cushion Cover Project Finished

  1. angela5mith November 24, 2013 / 22:56

    These are beautiful. I need to brush up on my crochet for sure!


  2. Julie C November 7, 2013 / 16:17

    I love the colours and everything, really nice work.


    • November 11, 2013 / 08:32

      Thank you, they are so soft too just as you want a cushion to be, Debbie Bliss yarns are just lovely to work with.


  3. lovelucie1 November 7, 2013 / 13:42

    Really lovely. I love the contrasting backs and how they are are a pair but different.


    • November 11, 2013 / 08:29

      Thank you, so pleased to have used up most of the remaining yarn left over from the blanket. Although I am thinking there may be enough for another one too.


  4. thegreytail November 6, 2013 / 08:38

    oh, this is beautiful! I love the colours and arrangement in both sides, great job! 🙂


  5. Flora Poste November 6, 2013 / 00:26

    That is beautiful ad I love the colors! It works so well wth the chair too.


  6. KerryCan November 5, 2013 / 22:26

    Those are delightful pillows, on both sides!


  7. grammiepammie November 5, 2013 / 21:48

    Very nice! I especially love the big flowers in the squares; you have every right to be VERY proud – they (pillow & blanket) look lovely!


    • November 11, 2013 / 08:24

      The flowers squares are one of my favourites, It took a while but I think I have a pattern I am happy with and will use again, I did a tutorial for it if it is of interest to you.


  8. honeymadeit November 5, 2013 / 21:41

    I just love this prject. The colors work so well together. Good job!♡♡♡


    • November 11, 2013 / 08:23

      Thank you, the yarn is left over from making a blanket for one of my lovely daughters so it has been nice to put it to good use.


  9. loobyloucreations November 5, 2013 / 21:40

    love them definitely want to learn to crochet and do something like this as the hubby asked if I could make cushions the other day 🙂


  10. youngatfifty November 5, 2013 / 21:37

    they are gorgeous. I was wondering how you closed it ….and soon saw the reverse stripy side !! the flower buttons are cool. I made a couple of cushion covers too last week but yours are striking 🙂


    • November 11, 2013 / 08:21

      We are all at it with the making cushions at the moment, thinking of the dark nights spent snuggled up on the sofa maybe?


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