How to sew a neat en­ve­lope cush­ion back

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - Sewing Craft -

STEP 1

Mea­sure 2 fabric pan­els for back, as wide as cush­ion front. For the length, mea­sure 2/3 of cush­ion front length and add 4cm. Cut out.

STEP 2

Press 2cm of 1 long edge on each panel to wrong side, then fold over an­other 2cm and press. Top­stitch 1cm in from edge.

STEP 3

Lay cush­ion front right side up. Put back­ing pieces right side down on top of cush­ion front, align­ing raw edges with front and over­lap­ping hemmed edges. Pin pieces in po­si­tion.

STEP 4

Us­ing a 1cm seam al­lowance, stitch around all sides (see di­a­gram, right).

STEP 5

Trim cor­ners. Turn through and fill cover with cush­ion insert through back open­ing.

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