New Cushion for the Porch

Last weekend I made two pillows for my porch.  One thing always leads to another with me.  It really bothered me that the stool cushion didn’t coordinate, so I got busy sewing a new cover for it. 

Before:

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After:

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So much better!  Would you believe that now I want to sew new covers for the chairs?  I’ll have to go back to school on Monday after a two week snow break, so these chairs are probably safe for now.

For the stool cushion, I had everything I needed on hand except for the buttons.  The main fabric is from my kitchen curtains, the button fabric from my dining room curtains, and the piping is from my family room curtains.  I had to buy eight buttons which cost less than a dollar each.  I love an inexpensive project!IMG_3015

I’m sharing my project at Donna’s Saturday Night Special at Funky Junk Interiors and at Jen’s Weekend Wrap Up Party at Tatertots and Jello.

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Comments

  1. Perfect match, Paula!! I love it!

    Suzanne

  2. Excellent choices!! It looks great.

  3. Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    Paula!!! 🙂 I love it!! I’m so impressed–you have piping and buttons and everything! 🙂 Looks fabulous.

  4. Connie Weiss says:

    I love that fabric!

  5. Blondie's Journal says:

    The fabric is beautiful, Paula. And nice that you had it already! When you have your summer break, those chair cushions better look out!

    Happy Valentine’s Day, Paula!

    xoxo
    Janie

  6. Looks great! Much better than the pink!

  7. wow! so much better than the pink.

  8. Good job! You are so talented (I hope you hear that everytime I say it!!!).

  9. Great job! I love the fabric on the buttons. Such a good contrast with the cushion fabric!

  10. Funky Junk Interiors says:

    Haha! Yep, one thing always leads to another. Best get at those chair covers so we can oogle them too!

    Your new cushion looks so pro! What a nice place to sit and look at all that wonderful snow. 🙂

    Thanks for linking up to SNS!
    FJ Donna

  11. Diane {createdbydiane.blogspot.com} says:

    Great job!

  12. Lara Harris says:

    Love the colors! 🙂

  13. Jaime @ Our Journey says:

    LOVE the mix of flowers and the stripes. Nice work! Thanks for leaving such a nice comment on my burlap wreath and visiting my blog!

  14. Manuela@TPOH says:

    So much better! They all look great together.

    Manuela

  15. You put buttons… that is something I have not done? very nice and love the snow in the background.. I live in Florida and although you and the north has had enough, it’s still pretty to look at.

    http://thewondersofdoing.blogspot.com/

  16. Amazing as always. I’m thinking you should paint the chairs and the stool white to match the wicker table.

  17. Fabulous! This looks great! 🙂

  18. It looks great! I love the fabric you chose! And those little coordinating buttons are wonderful!!!

    Thanks for linking up!

    XOXO
    Jen

  19. It looks fabulous! I am definitely impressed, and more than a little envious!!

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