Bench Pillows for All Seasons

Bee Happy

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Bee Happy

  Bench Pillows  Bee Happy Welcome back everyone, pull out those crazy fabric pieces you have been wondering what you were going use them for. This pillow is a great stash buster, and you can make it as colourful as you like. Let us get started. I cut all my fabric as per instructions, with the exception of the blue tonal background, which I cut at 11” x 35”. There is a lot of applique on this piece, so I allowed for some shifting of the fabric. Do not forget to best press you background piece 2 or 3 times...

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May is for Mothers

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May is for Mothers

Bench Pillows 'May is for Mothers' I had so much fun making the May pillow cover. I love the dimensional aspects the padded applique brings to the project. I hope you enjoy this one as much as I did. Let’s get started. Following the very beautifully written instructions for completing the pillow front, prepare your applique. The only issue I found was page 19, step #3 in the placement of the long branch. I did place it as shown in Figure 1, 7 ½ “ but I found when I placed my bird there was not a lot of room,...

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April is Blowin In

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April is Blowin In

April Is Blowin In   I am loving this book and all the patterns in it, they are fun, quick, and a great stash buster. You can easily complete a beautiful pillow cover in a day or less but think outside the box and you can create wall hangings, table runners, or a quilt of all seasons.    Before we begin, I highly recommend you read through both the pattern we are working on and the general instructions section. She gives great tips and tricks in the general instructions. You will also find your basic list of tools and supplies....

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