Recycle Revamp Rescue 2

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I really enjoyed making something beautiful out of something that most people would have thrown away as it was old, frayed and stained! It was particularly appropriate that I used some old embroidery threads that my Mum gave me when she found it too difficult to sew any more. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just go for it!

What you will need

  • Old frayed cushion cover. Machine embroidery. Couched threads/wool. Hand embroidery. Quilting fleece/batting for strength.

Q&A with hippyastrum

Unbelievable asked:
Extremely special work! Simply elegant and beautiful.
hippyastrum answered:
Thanks you for such saying such lovely things about my work. I haven't often shown it to others so it's wonderful to know that people appreciate it. Thanks again.
mckennalinn asked:
Absolutely incredible! A great inspiration, thanks.
hippyastrum answered:
Thank you for this comment - I'm so pleased you found my work incredible and inspiring. I'm fairly new to putting my stuff 'out there' for comment and it's lovely to read such kind comments.
ValUK asked:
Oops, sorry - that should be colours AND choice of stitches!
hippyastrum answered:
Thanks so much for your kind comments. The colours are very much my favourites and I really enjoyed making up the stitches as I went along - mainly based on straight stitches and crosses as carol suggests - and yes, Mum does love her two new cushions from old. Thanks again.

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