Dahlia Cushion Cover

The “Dahlia Cushion Cover ” is a quick cushion cover pattern to showcase a feature print at the centre of your cushion.

Quilted cushion cover details:
– Cushion cover top finished size: 19 inches x 19 inches.
– Block A finished size: 9 inches x 9 inches (1 block needed).
– Border 1 and 2 strip size: 2.5 inches x length as required.

Fabrics used:

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My choice of fabrics as shown in image 1.

Fabric requirements:
– 0.25 meter of feature fabric or sufficient to fussy cut your featured fabric (Kaffe Fassett).
– 0.25 meter of orange dotted fabric.
– 0.25 meter of large orange stripes fabric (Tula Pink).
– 0.5 meter of purple print fabric (for cushion back).
– 1 square 20 inches x 20 inches piece of wadding.
– Matching thread.

Instructions:

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Cutting
The centre of the cushion is made up of a single snowball block. Which I will refer to as Block A:
–  Cut out Block A templates A-B from template provided in no3quiltstudiogroup on facebook.

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To make Block A you require:
Patch A – Select your favourite image and fussy cut 1. I am using the dahlia flower from a Kaffe Fassett fabric (see image 3).
Patch B – cut out four patches from the plain purple fabric.

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For Border 1 cut four strips of 2.5 inches x length (as required) from orange dotted fabric.

For Border 2 cut four strips of 2.5 inches x length (as required) from orange stripped fabric ensuring that you cut the strips width wise (as shown in image 4).

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Assembling
Join patch A to each of the corners of patch B and press (see image 5 and 6).

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Borders
Join the border strips with mitred corners as shown in the image below to complete the cushion cover top. The finished size should be 18.5 inches x 18.5 inches.

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Quilting
The cushion cover top is completed by free motion quilting around the shape of the dahlia flower and stitching a criss-cross design on the borders.

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Wish you all the fun in sewing the Dahlia cushion cover.  Please share your finished cushion cover on No3quiltstudio group on facebook. Let me know what you think of this cushion cover in the comments below.

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