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Jimmy's cushion

Created in this Craftsy Course

Re-Piecing the Past: Civil War Blocks Then & Now taught by Kaye England

Learn Kaye England's precise piecing methods and make 12 traditional blocks, inspired by the stories of strong women of the Civil War era.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Retro / Vintage, Classic, Traditional
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric, pillow form

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What are you most proud of? How manly the cushion looks :) and the pleasure it will bring (well I hope!) And I love how the back of the cushion looks having incorporated all 3 fabrics used in the front.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Buy this course it is super, with lots of very clever and time-saving tips.

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Yes, where is Desna, hope you are well!

07/09/2013 Flag

Hey Lisa I am back:) look at below post and that will explain. I am improving now so hopefully be back at quilting soon. I have just made a diaper cake for my daughter's baby shower today so will put that up hopefully tomorrow when I take pictures, Thanks for the concern x

07/10/2013 Flag

Oh good, I noticed you disappeared!! this is my email : lisagardner3@Hotmail.com

07/12/2013 Flag

Hi Desna! Trying to catch up on things I've missed and find this great manly pillow. Reminds me of a favorite pair of work jeans. So sorry to hear you were mugged - I do hope all is well with both of you now.

01/24/2014 Flag

Thanks Jean I was pleased how manly it turned out ha! We are both good now thankfully we may have lost valuables but they can be done without or replaced, but a life cannot. Thanks for your concern.

01/29/2014 Flag

Thanks Jean I was pleased how manly it turned out ha! We are both good now thankfully we may have lost valuables but they can be done without or replaced, but a life cannot. Thanks for your concern.

01/27/2014 Flag

I so sorry to hear about what happened but am glad you're returning to normal! This block is very masculine and I think I will make a similar one, if you don't mind. It's sometimes hard to please the men in our lives with quilting projects - they need to embrace bright colors and pattern! But until they do, this pillow is perfect.

03/15/2014 Flag

Thanks emafish and I would be honoured for u to make a similar pillow. Really love how it turned out. Be sure to post yours up:)

03/15/2014 Flag

Thanks emafish and I would be honoured for u to make a similar pillow. Really love how it turned out. Be sure to post yours up:)

03/15/2014 Flag