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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

In Good Time: Construction

I did like the red surround on the magazine version of In Good Time,  but I wanted a smaller cushion, reminiscent of a crewel cushion I worked on linen in 1972 - now in need of significant repair.  I considered backing the cushion in red, or dark green or blue, but in the end went for cream, using a remnant of blanketing that I had.

I purchased some red piping and created a brick-like cushion.

This made up part of a birthday present for Jim.  If it proves to be too brick-like I will reduce the depth.


Katherine said...

It looks fantastic with the red binding. I like it smaller too.

margaret said...

this has worked perfectly