Monday, September 2

An Idea that never made the book....

Granny Square Double cushion covers
 to get a really decorative cushion cover cover a cushion cover with a giant granny square....big enough to fold round a cushion and meet in the middle, tie the ends together and add a motif
 this granny square made with a colourful tweedy mix of 3strands and a 7mm hook tied over a stripy cuhion cove to give the peek hole effect
 
Happy Hooking

12 comments:

  1. That is really effective. I'll have to keep that in mind for future crafty endeavours.
    xXx Helen

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    1. fun and creates a new look cushion too.
      hugs x

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  2. I love this! It looks like a giant envelope sealed with a flower!

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  3. Hi..i did too lol no idea why i didnt submit it for the book..a folder full of ideas i found with another sort out over the weekend....been a wekend of sorting things out lol
    Hgs x

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    1. It seems you have enough ideas and material for a second book!

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    2. Hi..One reson for the pattern club....so many ideas to share I thought i wouldn't wait to write another book just do the club site instead lol
      Hugs x

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    3. I vote for the club. I LOVE this! Wow!

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  4. What a lovely idea, it really looks affective. I think I remember a post you did about moss stitch and cushions. I may be wrong
    I had a go at making a cushion cover, but it has gone all stretched and baggy, so now it looks horrible. The yarn I used was 100% acrylic, so maybe for cushions I should use something else.
    Sad really, as I was so pleased with it when I had finished it.

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    1. Hi..thanks.
      Yes acrylics stretch so after a bit you need to make them a bit smaller or un pick and re make. It does help if you make them quite a tight fit in the firat place the stretch does seem to happen in the length and not the width which is handy if you want to take ot a few stripes, i did with my stripy cushions a onth or so ago.
      Acrylic and Merino worked together mkes for a better lasting cushion cover
      hope that helps?
      Hugs x

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  5. Hi Sue..your work is lovely! I have never picked up a knitting needle and have always wanted to. My daughter takes great comfort in knitting away, I envy her. Thank you for your comment today...it was very kind of you. I think you have a beautiful Zen place right here!
    Best wishes..

    Jeanne :)

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    1. Hi Jeanne..thanks keeps me sane lol....your daughter will never be bored then, a perfect hobby.
      You're very welcome loved the post have added you to my inspirational list and haven't stopped listening to the Philip Phillips tracks....fabulous love it
      Hugs x

      Anyone reading this REPLY take a peek at Jeanne post worth a read promise

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