But then I thought I could maybe find some festive tea towels and make the covers from those. Luckily Tesco had these cheerful ones with both a cross stitch and a Scandi feel to them. Result!
First I trimmed off the seams and then I measured the tea towels. I knew they wouldn't be large enough to wrap around the cushions completely, so I cut a bit of contrasting fabric to make up for the difference.
Sooo.. improvising! I had a rummage through my
Once I'd sewn the ribbons to the edges of the opening, I turned the cover right side in and sewed all around the sides and attaching the other end of the contrasting fabric. I had left plenty of seam allowance, so before trimming that, I tested the cover with the cushion. I had to adjust it a bit, to make the cover slightly smaller, but that was quickly done and I could trim off the excess seam allowance.
Making the other two to the right size was a lot quicker after that because I has a template in the first cover.
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