A Cushion with a Cross-Stitch Rose

A Cushion with a Cross-Stitch Rose

Inspiration: 14157

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The front of this cushion is embroidered with a cross-stitch rose on a piece of felt with holes. Maxi cotton yarn is used for the cross-stitching. The cushion is stuffed with a stuffed pillow, measuring 40 x 40 cm.

Guide step 1
1.
The front consists of four (4) pieces of felt with holes which are then embroidered individually with cross-stitches. You may need the template which is available as a separate PDF file for this idea. Use Maxi cotton yarn and a cross stitch needle.
Guide step 2
2.
The rose spreads over all four (4) pieces of felt with holes. Here we show the pattern/colours on felt piece No. 1.
Guide step 3
3.
Pattern/colours on felt piece No. 2.
Guide step 4
4.
Pattern/colours on felt piece No. 3.
Guide step 5
5.
Pattern/colours on felt piece No. 4.
Guide step 6
6.
Assemble the pieces as shown.
Guide step 7
7.
Sew the pieces together in the holes in the middle with a large double cross-stitch.
Guide step 8
8.
Sew the four (4) pieces together in the outside holes, one side at a time, using tall cross-stitches. You may change colour according to the rose pattern, making the transition as invisible as possible.
Guide step 9
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Back: Place the finished front on top of a piece of 3mm felt and cut a piece of felt to the same size.
Guide step 10
10.
Sew the front and the back together with buttonhole stitches. Use a pointed needle as there are no holes in the cut-out back piece of felt. Buttonhole stitches: Sew from the back through the two layers of felt and pull towards the edge.
Guide step 11
11.
... Catch the loop from underneath with the tip of the needle, pull and continue.
Guide step 12
12.
Insert a stuffed pillow inside, measuring 40 x 40cm before sewing the last of the four sides together.
Guide step 13
Another variant
Idea No. 14163
Template
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