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How To Create Awesome Cushion Covers?

How To Create Awesome Cushion Covers?

Create magic homes, without spending o lot of money and so much time? Is it just the dream or is it matter of fact? In this article you will find out how to turn your home to dream land, just the way you want. As you know first step to know, creating the magic homes is in the details.

And with this article, we will take care the little detail calledcushion covers. These cushion covers mix prints and plain fabrics to create a soft but sophisticated look. Although at first glance they look complicated, all these covers are surprisingly easy to make-and there’s not a zip in sight!

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Bolster Cushion Size

Bolster cushion cover will fit pad 46cm (18in) long, with an end diameter of I8cm (7in). Square piped cushion covers and cushions with borders will fit 43cm (17 ¼ in) square pad.

You Will Need

Bolster cushion cover, 65cm (26in) fabric, 137cm (54in) wide, 140cm (56in) narrow piping cord, 50cm (20in) snapper tape

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50cm (20in) fabric, 137cm (54in) wide, 190cm (76in) narrow piping cord

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Square cushion with piping &button

Oddment of contrasting print fabric

I self-cover button

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Square cushion with piping & button

Oddment of contrasting print fabric

I self-cover button

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Cushion with border

60cm (24in) fabric. 137cm 154 in) wide

Matching thread Cushion with double border

60cm (24in) plain fabric, 137cm {54 in) wide, for front

70cm (28in) print fabric, 137cm (54 in) wide, for back

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Bolster Cushion Covers

  1. From the fabric, cut a rectangle measuring 63cm (25 1/4in) by 49cm (19 1/2 in) for the side, and two end circles 21cm (3/8 in) in diameter. Turnings of 1.5cm (5/8 in) are included. From the remaining fab­ric, cut 4cm (1 1/2in) wide bias strips and join these to form one length of 140cm (56in).
  2. Wrap the bias strip around piping cord and stitch in place close to the cord. Trim the turn­ings of the strip to 1cm (3/8in) and cut the strip into two equal lengths. Pin and tack (baste) each piping strip to the right side of each end circle, positioning the previous stitching line of piping1.5cm (5/8 in) in from outer edge and with raw edges of piping facing towards raw edges of circles. Overlap ends of piping cord and run them out towards the outer edge of the circle.
  3. Along one shorter edge of the side piece, fold 1.5cm (5/8 in) to the wrong side. Fold the same amount to the right side along the opposite edge. Unfasten the snapper tape and lay half over each of the two raw edges, posi­tioning the centre of the stud fasteners1.5cm (5/8in) in from the folded edge.Check that the studs will match when fastened and that they do not fall within the end seam allowances. Then stitch in place along both edges. Fasten the tape and stitch across the ends of the tape through all layers of fabric.
  4. Pin and tack (baste) the end pieces to the side and then stitchin place, stitching close to the piping cord. Unfasten the snapper tape and turn the cover through to the right side. Insert the cushion pad.

BOLSTER CUSHION COVERS

Square Piped Cushions

1 – From the fabric, cut one piece measuring 46cm (18 In) square for the front, and two pieces measuring 46 x 30cm (18 x 12in) for the back. Turnings of 1.5cm (5/8 in) are included. From the remaining fabric, cut 4cm (1 ½ in) wide bias strips and join these to form one length of 190cm (76in).

2 – Wrap the bias strip around the piping cord and stitch in place close to the cord. Trim turnings of strip to 1cm (3/8 in). Pin and tack (baste) the piping strip to the right side of the front, positioning previous stitching line of piping 1.5cm (5/8 in) in from outer edge and with raw edges of piping facing towards raw edges of front Snip into the piping strip turnings at the comers. Overlap the ends of piping cord and run them out towards the outer edge.

3- Fold 2cm (3/4  in) to the wrong side along one longer edge of each back piece. Turn under raw edge and stitch in place. Overlap finished edges of back pieces by 16cm (6 3/8 in) to form a 46cm (18 in) square and stitch along side edges.

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4- With right sides together, stitch back sections to front enclosing piping in searn Trim corners, turn through to right sid* and press insert cushion pad.

For now this is the end of the Cushion Comfort Part 1, in our second article we will complete the cushion coversarticle and you will have all the tips and tricks about the cushion covers, you need to know to turn your home to magic land.

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