Stencilled Stag Cushion Cover
The idea for this cushion popped into my head and I just had to make it.
Turns out it wasn't as simple as I first thought, with getting the trim in evenly around the whole cushion proved tricky, but with a little work I got it all figured out (so if you have any questions about any of it then just ask :) )
Or if you love the cover as much as I do, but would prefer just to buy it then it's available for sale in my etsy shop :)
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Start by measuring two squares of fabric, mine were 16" x 16" with a 1" seam allowence
Make a stencil.
My favourite way to do this is to trace the outline of the design you want onto paper, then cut it out with a craft knife.
Use double sided sticky tape to stick your stencil to the front side of your cushion cover.
Use acrylic paint to fill in your stencil. I find using a sponge with a dabbing motion creates much more precise lines towards the edges of the stencil than a paintbrush does.
Let the paint dry, then iron it to set the paint.
Position your trim into place on one of your cushion pieces, with the bobbles facing inwards and sew it into place along 3 of the edges.
Place the other cushion piece on top of this, and sew along the same lines, to sandwich the trim in the seams
Fold over your remaining free edge and iron down.
Pin a final piece of trim along this edge and sew it into place
Stitch your zip into this opening, and you're done :)