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Cute cushion covers

Update your lounge room with these easy steps

Brighten up your home!You will need:

  • flat fat quarter fabric
  • 40cm coordinating narrow ribbon
  • button
  • pins
  • scissors
  • sewing machine
  • iron
  • small cushion insert


  1. Trim off the selvedge from the fat quarter then trim the fabric to form a square.
  2. Place the fabric right side up on the work space and position it to resemble a diamond - points at the top and bottom.
  3. Bring the bottom point up to the centre then the two side points to meet in the centre. Pin the seams and sew to secure.
  4. Turn right side out. The cushion cover should resemble an envelope. To finish the edges of the top point, fold the edge over 1cm and stitch in place.
  5. Fold the ribbon in half and use a few stitches to attach the fold to the point of the flap. Stitch a button near the top point of bottom triangle.
  6. Press your new cushion cover and then place insert into cover and tie closed around the cushion.
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