Sunday, 20 May 2012

God Save The Queen Cushions.

Good evening girls,

I've had one of those "making" afternoons and was quite happily sewing away then the phone rang and it was my nephew asking me if I wanted my sister's old draper's cabinet so quick as a flash I jumped in the car and drove round to their house with my tape measure.

I'm getting it delivered on Friday and I can't wait to show you it.

Anyway back to the "making", do you remember the cloth bag I bought in Oxfam a few weeks ago? It had the national anthem printed on both sides

so I unpicked the seams and made two cushions out of it,

adding a strip of  "soldier" ribbon to the corner

and bobble trim down the sides

I'm realy pleased with them and all for £1.99 as I had everything else in my stash.

As soon as I saw this old OXO tin in a junk shop I thought I'd make a "scene" in it but I'd just got everything together when my nephew phoned so I'll have to finish it next weekend as I'm going on a first aid refresher course this week

and I'll tell you all about the beach hut I bought for a few grains of sand!!!

Lucey x ".."


LaaLaa said...

Oh my word! Those are really, really lovely. Well done. Stunning! Xx

Kandi said...

Brilliant cushions!! I've seen these bags about and never thought of that I'll have to hunt a couple down! xx

Dorothy said...

You are so talented! Love, love those cushions!

VintageVicki said...

That cushion idea is a great one :)

Look forward to seeing your new cabinet as well :)

Crafty Helen said...

Amazing cushions! Am keen to hear about the beach hut. We were told about one for sale near us (have been renting on foe the past few years), but the asking price is £*****! Now if it were a few grains of sand I might be a bit keener....XX

♥ emma bear forever ♥ said...

Those are brilliant! Who would of thought that they had started out a shopping bag? x

Isobel said...

You're very clever. Those cushions are just amazing!! xx

Pretty at Heart said...

That is such a clever idea! Can't wait to hear about the beach hut??!!

Tea at Weasel's said...

Fantastic cushions... What a bargain too. LOVE them!!!
Thank you for the lovely comment on my crochet cushion and bunting, so glad you like them :-)

Louise xx

Polly Dolly said...

Hi Lucey, thank you for visiting my blog and the lovely comment. I think we have similar things in common looking at your blog. You do like similar things to me. The cushions are fab too xx Clare

Josie-Mary said...

You clever lady, they look fab! :)

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Connie said...

Hi, I am in love with your blog, and if you don't mind I would like to use your pillow idea. I play and sing with a small group and I think my lady friends in the band would love to be gifted a music sheet pillow ( I'll use one of our songs). WOW, what an awesome site. I am your newest follower, please accept my warm and humble invitation to visit and hopefully to follow me, too. Connie :)

helen @ thelovecatsINC said...

so cute!

love your blog, definitely going to be a new follower!

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