It’s that time of year again… yup… we’re doing Christmas In July!
What part of decorating is your favourite? Is it the lights or the table or the front porch with a real life Santa Klaus? Whatever floats your boat, go with it! But you can’t possibly decorate without some pretty Christmas cushions… right?
That’s exactly why we’re bringing you our latest tutorial! Learn how to sew a Christmas bow cushion featuring Makower’s Santa Express & Yappy! collections.
An easy to follow and beginner friendly tutorial, you can brush up on skills such as using woven interfacing to give fabric more structure and sewing a bow from scratch.
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A sewing project for: Beginner Seam Star
Finished dimensions – 16” square
Estimated sewing time – 2-3 hours
- ½” (1cm) seam allowance throughout, unless otherwise directed.
- For steps using machine sewing, straight stitch, backstitching at the start & end using stitch length 2.5 unless otherwise stated.
- Prepare your fabrics as per manufacturer’s care advice
Materials Will Need:
|Fabric A:Quilting Cotton for Main Cushion||0.5m||Makower – Santa Express – Geometric Green Metallic|
|Fabric B:Quilting Cotton for Ribbon & Bow detail||0.25m||Makower – Santa Express – Geometric Red Metallic|
|Lightweight Low Loft Fusible Fleece||0.5m||Vlieseline Iron-on fusible Low Loft Fleece H630|
(Grab a cheeky 10% discount off your next Fusible Woven Interfacing purchase with WOVEN10 One time use per customer.)
|0.5m||Vlieseline Cotton Woven Interlining – Medium G700 – White – 1m x 90cm|
|16” Cushion Pad||One||Duck Feather Square Cushion Pad 16″ / 40.5cm|
Sewing Kit You Will Need:
- Sewing machine
- Fabric Scissors OR rotary cutter, mat & ruler
- Tape Measure
- Pins or Clips
- Basic Sewing Kit
- Hand Sewing Needle
Make it easier with: Needle Grippers – these are a great help turning a long fabric tube
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