From Hankies to Cushion Cover

 

 

If you, like us, went through a collecting pretty hankies stage in your youth then this tutorial is for you. We found something similar on the Martha Stewart website sometime last year and we have been meaning to do something similar with our own collection. hankie1

Materials

Cushion

Hankies

Backing fabric (amount depends on the size of your cushion)

Zip

Sewing machine

 

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Cut out your backing fabric using your cushion as a template.

hanky7On one side of our cushion cover we just attached one pretty hanky to some plain fabric.

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We then made the other side from four hankies in a square of patchwork.

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Next we inserted our zip

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Then, leaving your zip open, finish up the rest of the seams and you’re finished.

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handsome and pretty

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