Monday, November 12, 2012

a finished quilted cushion



The new cushion has found its place in the upstairs living room which also serves as the music room for my wife and daughters.

I have used Marti Mitchell's templates to make the top. These templates are really awesome and has made machine-piecing very easy and precise thanks to the cut corners.





It's been quilted with black thread. It is barely visible on the black and yellow/black pieces but it gives a nice texture anyway. And because I had not quilted for quite a long time, it is better that it doesn't show much as it takes some time to make small and regular stitches again. I felt I was back to my usual quilting when the cushion was finished. I'd better not wait to long now to start quilting another top! No problem though, as there are three tops  waiting to be quilted ;-)



I haven't received the curtains for the living room and the Roman blinds for my workshop but I am really looking froward to hang them. Meanwhile, I have put some of my stitched projects here and there to give a warm atmosphere to the room.


 Apart, from having put hardwood floor everywhere, what I am very happy with, is the flight of stairs! I love it.










Well, it's back-to-school for me tomorrow. I will enjoy some stitching and quilting in the evening and will prepare the decoration for the holiday season ;-)

Until later... for an update on two of my WIPs,


18 comments:

  1. You are so right to love your stairs, they're beautiful! Congrats on finishing the gorgeous cushion, and it's nice to see your stitched pieces (aah, the memories of the class in London...)

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  2. I love the way you have your stitchery pieces on show. So nice to look at after all the hours spent making them.

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  3. Ton coussin est merveilleux, j'adore vraiment ses couleurs ! Avec les deux du Suédois, c'est un très bel ensemble.
    Que j'envie tes tout petits points de quilting ! Les miens, sur mon patch de Noël que je suis actuellement en train de quilter, sont... bien longs comparativement aux tiens. C'est mon premier "grand" ouvrage quilté main et j'ai laissé tomber le tambour, je n'y arrivais pas.

    J'espère que la reprise n'aura pas été trop difficile aujourd'hui.

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  4. The pillow is lovely David, looking at the detail, I do like the simple quilting, although it's not easy to do!
    Your stairs are wonderful!
    Have a good week :))

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  5. Your pillow is lovely, congratulations

    That is a gorgeous display of CA's projects, reminds me that I have some of them waiting to be 'finished'

    Nice to have you posting again :)

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  6. Lovely stitching on your cushion David, and the display of your stitched objects looks fabulous. So good to have your regular blogs again - hope all goes well for you this week at school. These dark evenings give me the excuse to curl up by the fire and sew...pure joy!

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  7. You have so many lovely things, David!
    good luck at school!
    Belen

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  8. So many beautiful things you created! David, your quilting looks gorgeous :-)

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  9. love it and love seeing all your stitched pieces sitting pretty on a shelf

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  11. Bravo pour ce joli coussin géométrique et ton bel aménagement....

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  12. Wow! The cushion is gorgeous!The stitched pieces
    are so beautiful.
    Good luck at school.

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  13. The cushion looks great as does the rest of the room, love the calm atmosphere and that there is still lots to see. Love the colors too. And your stairs look great, am soooo annoyed with mine, been thinking for years now how to improve on them...not easy... Enjoy your lovely house.

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  14. Your pillow turned out beautifully! You selected the perfect pattern and colors to go with your other pillows. Love how everything looks!

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  15. I love your stairs David and your quilted cushion! You have a wonderful eye for colour, the paint colours really are beautiful. Ann (new blog).

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  16. Congratulations!
    This color conforms wonderfully, and you are using the fabric of Yoko!!
    I also have this fabric. ;D

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  17. Ton coussin a bien trouvé sa place ! C'est très joli :-)

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