Cathedral Window Cushion…

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Here are some more photos for the lovely (even if I do say so myself! lol…) cushion which I made last week for my Project 52 as promised…

This was a present for my brother Simon & Natalie for their wedding present so I wanted to make sure I’d gifted it to them before I showed it off! I made it in their wedding colours green, grey & ivory (the blue is all me – lets just call it their “something blue” shall we!) to remind them of the day.

Cathedral Window pillow
casually hanging out in my front tree – as you do when you’re a pillow …

Because it was for a wedding present for 2 special people I wanted to try something complex which I wouldn’t ordinarily be ballsy enough to try. I’ve been a long admirer of cathedral windows and have wanted to give them a go for a while. And in all honesty I thought that even the name “cathedral windows” was very appropriate considering that Si & Nat got married at “The Mission Estate” vineyard with their reception inside the beautiful old church there. So I gave it a go, and loved it so much that it was tempting to keep it πŸ™‚

Cathedral Window pillow
Close up detail…

Cathedral Window pillow
Trying it out for size… hmmm… goes well with my bed quilt! Shame it’s not for me!

Cathedral Window pillow
A glimpse of the back… some Michael Miller Ivory fabric with grey detail & a sparkle…

I’m pretty pleased with how it turned out and I think they are too.
I think it will be a while before I attempt to make one again though… so much ironing involved – sheesh!!

I will eventually make them a quilt too, but they would rather wait until they’ve settled somewhere first. So this is their “in the meantime” present.

Linking up for the first time today with Fabric Tuesday.

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  1. The pillow is beautiful, Kat, and a wonderful wedding gift. I love the colours! And I just figured out that do your blog posts and then end of your day – just as I sit down for breakfast before the school run.

  2. Kat this is stunning!! Was it as complex to make as it looks? I wouldn’t mind giving one a go if you’ll kindly show me the ropes πŸ™‚

    x

  3. Wow, that is absolutely beautiful! I don’t blame you for wanting to keep it for yourself! You are such a clever chick πŸ™‚

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