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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Doily Cushion

When we moved to our new home, I decided I would like a chair in the corner of the bedroom.  Not just any old chair – it had to look nice and fit in.  (And not to fling your clothes on either, I told DH, but he doesn’t always listen!)  After our new pale green drapes were made, there was a couple of metres of curtain fabric remaining.  That would do nicely, so I sent one of our old dining chairs to the upholsterers to get recovered. 

As there was still a piece of curtain fabric left, I decided to make a cushion to sit on the chair.  And perhaps make use of a hand made doily I was gifted by a work colleague many years ago    How would that look, I wondered?  So I cut, and stitched,  and this is the result.  One matching cushion for the bedroom chair.  The colour of the fabric did not photograph well, it is really a pale sage green.

PA120048 New cushion on the chair

PA170079 Bedroom corner with chair, and my quilt rack under the window


Donna J said...

What a pretty cushion, great job.

Shirley said...

Looks lovely.

Katie said...

Lovely use of a doily! Like the chair too. :-)

Do you worry about your quilts fading in front of the window?