Eating her curds and whey
Along came a spider
Who sat down beside her
And frightened Miss Muffet away.....
All day yesterday while I was putting together my latest project I had the 'Little Miss Muffet' nursery rhyme stuck in my head.
You may remember some fabric pieces that were sitting on the ironing board when I showed you a glimpse of my new sewing room. They were pieces for the front of what I like to call a 'tuffet' cushion which my eldest daughter asked me to make for her to put in her bedroom at our new house.
The pattern I used is a free tutorial pattern from Allison Harris at Cluck Cluck Sew. Allison calls it a 'sprocket pillow' and the pattern comes in two sizes. I made the large version and I think I stuffed it a lot fuller than Allison which is, I think, what gives it its more 'tuffety' (yes, that is a word!) appearance.
There is also a really cute 'sprocket pincushion' tutorial on Allison's blog which looks like a lot of fun to make.... maybe my next project? Have a good week!
Hi Christine ,well done ad the tuffet cushion looks fantastic and I love the colours.ReplyDelete
Love it! Ottoman sized tuffets are all the rage around here, but I just don't have the space for one. This cushion might be the perfect compromise.ReplyDelete
Dein Tuffey ist so schön. Ich könnte auch eines gebrauchen. Da schaue ich doch gleich mal in deinen Link!ReplyDelete
Love your tuffet cushion...hope you are settling in your new home.ReplyDelete
Das ist ja genial, ich suche schon ganz lange nach einer solchen Anleitung! Hoffentlich wird mein Kissen dann aucch so schön wie deines!ReplyDelete
Tuffety is a super word to describe your daughters beautiful cushion - love the colours too!ReplyDelete
This is a lovely project...I like it being well stuffed and very tuffety! A pin cushion would be adorable too.ReplyDelete
That is so cool, love it. The colours are amazing and I love how stuffed it is.ReplyDelete
das sieht ja toll aus und hat eine super schöne Größe, deine Tochter wird sich gefreut haben.
Den Link muss ich mir gleich mal anschauen.
The sprocket pillow is so fun and looks pretty comfy! I love seeing part of your sewing space--very peaceful and tidy!!ReplyDelete
Oh wow that's smashing, such calming fabric colours too - so pretty.ReplyDelete
I had to look for this rhyme as I didn't know it... hope I won't have it stuck in my head for the rest of the day ;-)! The pincushion project looks really fun to make. And there's no such thing as too many pincushions, isn't it? Regards, Ariadna.ReplyDelete
uuh, thats beautiful, and I like the nursery rhyme have not heard it in ages.ReplyDelete
What a gorgeous cushion. It is gorgeous, Christine xxReplyDelete
A lovely cushion Christine,ReplyDelete
Es hermoso, lo tengo en mi carpeta de futuros trabajos también!ReplyDelete