DIY envelope cushion cover 

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Sewing cushion covers is probably one of the best beginners project if you just started sewing. It helps you practice sewing a straight line, it`s quick to make and the result is very satisfying. 

The fabric I prefer using is non stretch cotton, slightly thicker, yet soft. If you are looking for a affordable fabrics for beginners projects I can recommend visiting IKEA. For this project you will need around 1 meter of fabric and coordinating thread. I am using normal straight seem and 1/2 inch seem allowance.

Envelope cushion cover step by step:

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  1. Measure the length of your cushion as shown. Mine is 18 inches and all the measurements will apply for this sizeimg_8455
  2.  Cut a square of fabric with 18 inches sides. I like my cushion to be more snuggled so I keep the cover the same size.

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3. Cut two pieces  of fabric with sizes 18 x 10 inches

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4. Press on one side of the small cuts of fabric for about 1/8 of an inch

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5. Fold again and press one more time

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6. You will now how the two pieces of fabrics looking like this

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6. Sew over using the straight stitch

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8. This is how the two pieces will look from both sides

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9. Take the square fabric piece and put the two smaller pieces with the right side together

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10. It has to look like this

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11. Secure with pins in all four sides and sew with straight stitch

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12. Cut the edges using the edger scissors

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13. Turn with the right side out and press. There is nothing that says handmade (not in good way) like the raw edges.

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14. The cushion is ready and the back envelope opening will look like this

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15. The cover is now ready to be stuffed 🙂

 

Radina xoxo

 

 

 

 

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