WHAT YOU'LL NEED
Fabrics are from 'Jocelyn Proust Modern Aussie Christmas' range:
- 70cm fabric per cushion
- 50cm square Prima Homespun, white
- 50cm square wadding/batting
- Matching Gutermann 100% cotton thread
- Pins, tape measure
- Scissors, seam ripper
- Sewing machine with walking foot
- 1 x Size 18 (46cm x 46cm) Cushion Insert per cushion
Read all instructions carefully before commencing the project
Step 1 - Cut a 50cm square for the cushion front and two 33cm x 46cm rectangles for the cushion back.
Note - the fabrics are directional.
Step 2 - For the top back section of the cover take one 33cm x 46cm rectangle and to sew a double hem along the bottom 46cm long side, fold and press under 1cm then another 1cm and topstitch hem in place. Press well.
Step 3 - For the bottom back section of the cover take one 33cm x 46cm rectangle and to sew a double hem along the top 46cm long side, fold and press under 1cm then another 1cm and topstitch hem in place. Press well.
Set back rectangles aside
Step 4 - For the quilted cushion front - layer the homespun square, batting and cushion front. With the walking foot attached, quilt as desired to suit the fabric design. Trim quilted cushion front to a 46cm square.
Step 5 - With cushion front right side up and pattern facing to the top, place hemmed top back section (step 2) face down on top, aligning top and side raw edges with hemmed edge towards the centre. Pin in place.
Step 6 - Place the hemmed bottom back section (step 3) face down on top aligning bottom and side edges with hemmed edge overlapping the top section in the centre. Pin in place.
Step 7 - Sew together around all four sides using 1cm seam allowance. Clip corners, turn cover right side out and press flat.
Step 8 - Press well and topstitch around all sides 5mm in from the edge. Press and place insert into cover with back edges overlapping.
Repeat to make as many cushion covers as desired.