by asterixsew Moderator 15 Jan 2017

This is the first piece of sewing/work produced in my new sewing room. I have done this as a brief diversion of trying to fit all my stuff into the new room. I have always loved the designs by Liberty of London. This piece is furnishing cotton and was owned by my late mother. She made it originally into a summer skirt and years later used some of it to make a small cushion cover. It had been sewn by hand but I have redone it by machine and added a zip as there were ribbons. The fabric design is Ianthe. Thanks for looking

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by crafter2243 Moderator 15 Jan 2017

What a wonderful way of keeping something old after it has been made new. Perfect.

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by Smokey12 15 Jan 2017

Beautiful fabric and a great pillow. Glad you could repurpose it.

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by graceandham 15 Jan 2017

Love the cushion, really love the fabric, and love the family history.

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by 02kar Moderator 15 Jan 2017

Beautiful and a very special 1st project too.

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by toogie 15 Jan 2017

A nice cushion out of a fine fabric. I wonder if most of our moms sewed.....

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graceandham by graceandham 15 Jan 2017

My mom did, but didn't enjoy it, so only covered the bare necessities. She gave me two lessons on two sewing projects, a jumper and a jumpsuit, and then told me I knew everything she did - seams, darts, zipper, facings. (Yes, ya'll knew I missed a few lessons - like buttonholes, fine finishes...)

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by jrob Moderator 15 Jan 2017

Perfect.

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by spendlove Moderator 15 Jan 2017

That couldn't be anything but Liberty, could it? Lovely soft colours.

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by sandralane 15 Jan 2017

A terrific re make. The material is very pretty, and great it has lasted. You shall treasure this as it was your mums. Thanks for sharing with us all. Sandra

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by carolpountney 15 Jan 2017

Love it the colours just work together

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by babash 15 Jan 2017

Very pretty design has a real Retro look.

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