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Nordic Mountain Cushion
In only a few simple steps, make a lovely wintery cushion, with a practical little pocket to hold your reading glasses and maybe a pencil for when you add to your diary infront of the fire.

Posted by Kajsa Kinsella from Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland • Published See Kajsa Kinsella's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 1
    Step 1

    Fold your fabric in half "sideways" so to speak, so that the pattern ends up the same way both back and front. Sketch a simple mountain shape with a pencil and cut it out.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 2
    Step 2

    This is how my cushion turned out-I wanted it to be quite high and sturdy, so you can really lean on it and use it for comfort when you read and write.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut a piece of natural cotton fabric, measuring 18cmx9cm. Iron in 1 cm all around the patch. Sew along the top part of one side to prepare the pocket.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 4
    Step 4

    Place the pocket on the left hand side of the cushion and pin in place. Sew around the three sides to attach it.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 5
    Step 5

    Find a wintery fabric that you like and add iron-on interfacing to the back. Use the template and cut out two or more reindeer heads.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pin the reindeers to the cushion and attach them to the mountain with white sewing thread.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 7
    Step 7

    Switch to red thread and place a few white felt snowflakes on the mountain. Also add a few with blue thread, which will fit very well in the colour scheme.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 8
    Step 8

    This is how I designed my cushion-you can of course add, subtract and swap as you prefer yourself.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 9
    Step 9

    Place the mountain and it`s back face to face,pin together and sew all around it apart from a small gap at the very bottom. Turn the cushion right side out, push the mountain tops out carefully with the back of a paint brush and fill it with toy stuffing. Sew along the entire bottom line, to close the gap.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Nordic Mountain Cushion - Step 10
    Step 10

    So, we`re ready for an evening of reading and writing!

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PixieFey
PixieFey · Chester, England, GB · 150 projects
I love the fabric that you used for your pillow Kajsa
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