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Flamingo Ladies

Flamingo Ladies

I've used Tilda's Cabbage Rose and Memory Lane fabric to create a cushion inspired by my friends, the Flamingo Ladies!

Cosy Cushion

Cosy Cushion

A great project for using thicker fabrics

Dancing Mice

Dancing Mice

Cute dancing mice prance across this candy sweet quilt

Autumn Calm

Autumn Calm

Use a mock trapunto technique to create this delightful cushion

Seasonal splendour

Seasonal splendour

Stitch sumptuous cushions for Christmas, inspired by the designs of William Morris and his Arts and Craft Movement contemporaries

Urban Mod Throw Pillow

Urban Mod Throw Pillow

A gorgeous throw pillow designed by Art Gallery Fabrics using their Urban Mod range

It's a Wrap

It's a Wrap

Make this stylish cushion wrap with no fussing about zips and fastenings

Leaf Mosaic Cushion

Leaf Mosaic Cushion

Embrace those autumn leaves, with this unusual cushion. Made from scraps, it is deceptively simple to make.

Heartfelt Cushion

Heartfelt Cushion

A quick and easy hand sewn project designed by Janet Swallow. Put your old woollens and scrap knitting yarns to use in this bright and cheerful Mola style applique cushion

Retro Cushions

Retro Cushions

A surprisingly quick pick up and put down project for those long summer journeys: designed and made by Janet Swallow

Fun and Funky

Fun and Funky

This big bold floor cushion, designed and made by Anne Beaven, uses the simple and fun technique of machine reverse applique. Change the colours at will to suit your home decor.

Cathedral Window Cushions

Cathedral Window Cushions

Here is a fresh method for Cathedral Window, devised by Dorothy Stapleton to make these striking cushions. Subscribers Only

Sudoko Cushion

Sudoko Cushion

Elisabeth is not very keen on Sudoku games as in her opinion they take up too much quilting time, but she loves a challenge. So when Davina suggested readers try and design a Sudoku inspired quilt in our March 2006 issue, she asked her 10-year old son to solve the puzzle for her. Cdric was delighted to oblige and here is the result of this new type of mother-son collaboration!

Hexagon Cushion

Hexagon Cushion

A simple hand sewing project, using traditional techniques but brought up to date with contemporary style, this cushion is bound to suit any lounge

Teen Spirit

Teen Spirit

Made from recycled denim jeans this cushion, designed and made by Julie Lawrenson-Wood, is ideal for teenagers to lounge around on

Pineapple Slices

Pineapple Slices

Of all the traditional Log Cabin designs the Pineapple holds top place for being the most difficult to plan and assemble. Pauline Johnston finds a new approach to this complicated block.

Hawaiian Cushion

Hawaiian Cushion

Add a flowery touch with this chenille cushion made by Margaret Starr.

Mid Century Modern

Mid Century Modern

After visiting Peggy Arber's Patterns for Postwar Britain exhibition, Eleanor Reynolds was inspired to sew these Fifties-style cushions for a friend who loves retro fabric designs and the muted colours of that decade

Folded Log Cabin

Folded Log Cabin

This simple cushion made by Cherry Vernon-Harcourt looks striking in plain or patterned fabrics and is quick and easy to make

Top 5 Soft Furnishings (beginners)

Retro Cushions

A surprisingly quick pick up and put down project for those long summer journeys: designed and made by Janet Swallow

Heartfelt Cushion

A quick and easy hand sewn project designed by Janet Swallow. Put your old woollens and scrap knitting yarns to use in this bright and cheerful Mola style applique cushion

Leaf Mosaic Cushion

Embrace those autumn leaves, with this unusual cushion. Made from scraps, it is deceptively simple to make.

It's a Wrap

Make this stylish cushion wrap with no fussing about zips and fastenings

Urban Mod Throw Pillow

A gorgeous throw pillow designed by Art Gallery Fabrics using their Urban Mod range

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