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It’s been a while between posts but there’s been a lot of sewing going on through the cold winter months. In the last seven weeks I’ve made 9 cushion covers — six for me and another three for sisters of a friend.


finished cushion covers

So many ways to trim and finish a cushion cover

All the cushion covers I’d ever made have had zips across the back panel, not along a side edge — it’s just easier. This time round I played with a few methods:

  • zip across the back panel, piping around the edges
  • zip across the back panel, fringing around the edges
  • three buttons across the front panel
  • zip on one edge, no trim
  • zip on one edge, piping around the edges (this was the most fiddly but also the most satisfying)

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