Thursday, 17 November 2016

Jane Austen Cushion [A Finish]

Back in the summer I finished a quilt for some friends following the Jane Austen Sampler Quilt tutorials and using Sweet Serenade by Basic Grey. That whole process went very smoothly, and our friends loved the quilt. I say smoothly. I had one little hiccup... one block. It should have measured 12" finished, instead it measured 10.5" finished. I remade it for the quilt, and the block got put with the other orphan blocks I own.

The other week, I took it out, added some mitred borders (the #365quiltchallenge means I'm definitely not scared of mitres anymore!) and quilted it up. I had enough of the border print fabric from the quilt left over to back it, and I followed my favourite zipped back tutorial to finish it off.

It's quite a petit cushion at 14", at least by my standards, but it will look good with the quilt.

This is a Finish Along finish - you can find my original, slightly daft, list here.
2016 FAL


Lin said...

Great use of your orphan block Jennie. xx

Archie the wonder dog said...

Love it! Is your list any less daft yet? (No, wait, I think I know the answer!)

Nicky said...

I love the cushion! What a great way to use up the orphan. Congratulations on the finish and thank you for participating in the 2016FAL, on behalf of all the hosts!