Feature cushion

Scatter cushions (throw pillows) are a great way to make a feature out of small pieces of vintage fabric. For a professional touch, finish your cushion with a zipper.

Time needed: One to two hours per cushion

You will need:

Cushion or pillow pad


Fabric scissors

Iron and board

Seam ripper

Sewing machine with

zipper foot

Straight pins

Tape measure




Cut two pieces of fabric the size of your cushion inner pad plus 2cm (¾ in) all round. For example, if your cushion is 45 x 45cm (17¾ x 17¾ in), your fabric will need ...

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