I think we could all do with a bit more love around and this cushion adds just that little bit more to a room. Its would also be a perfect gift for Valentines day which is sneaking up on us.
I received some fabric from The Craft Cotton Company and the light greys and pinks were perfect as I wanted the colours to be quite subtle and didn’t want anything too pink – which is unusual for me as I am a fan of very bright colours!
The tutorial to make this is available over on The Craft Cotton Company’s blog along with lots of other great makes.
I wanted to make a hedgehog design on a cushion and decided that by using some patchwork triangles I could add some more texture to the cushion, and lots of triangles later and the hedgehog was completed! Think I might make another hedgehog cushion in the shape of a larger hedgehog and patchwork triangles on both sides.
The fabric was the Chickie fat quarter set by The Craft Cotton Company and the tutorial is now available over on their blog:
After my first few crochet Dachshund makes I still had a few more I wanted to do and first out is this Corner to Corner Dachshund Cushion.
The pattern for this is available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shops:
After my tumbling blocks pineapple cushion make I had a few ideas for some other crochet fruit cushions and first out is a strawberry cushion.
The pattern is available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shop:
Since making my tumbling blocks pineapple blanket and cushion I have had a few more tumbling projects in the works and the first out is this heart cushion. I added some textures to the heart blocks with some bobbles to make them really stand out from the background and give a textured feel and opted to use two different pinks one on the front heart and one on the back, though you could do them both the same if you preferred.
The pattern is available on my Etsy and Ravelry shop:
Following on from my tumbling blocks pineapple blanket I decided to continue with the pineapple theme and make a tumbling blocks pattern pineapple cushion.
I’ve really liked using the tumbling blocks pattern and think there may be a few more makes using them in the future!
Pattern is available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shop:
I’ve had the idea for a flamingo cushion for a while now and when I received some Essential Trends fat quarters in pink by The Craft Cotton Company I knew they would be perfect for making one with.
It was great fun putting this cushion together and I have kept him sat on my craft desk as it makes me smile whenever I look at it – I will have to make some to go in some other rooms!
The tutorial to make your own is available over on The Craft Cotton Company blog :