ROUND CUSH­ION

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Fin­ished size 37cm di­am­e­ter, 5cm wall

Here’s how

STEP 1 Cut two 37cm di­am­e­ter cir­cles from fab­ric for cush­ion front and back. Zigzag stitch around all edges. Cut one 8 x 126cm strip for cush­ion wall panel.

STEP 2 Leav­ing 10cm at the be­gin­ning un­sewn and with right sides to­gether, join the wall panel to cush­ion back with a 2cm seam (long edge to round edge). Gen­tly ease the fab­ric and fol­low the curve as you go around. Leave an­other 10cm un­sewn at the end.

STEP 3 Mea­sure and mark join for the wall panel, then sew these 2 short sides to­gether. Fin­ish sewing the cush­ion back and wall panel.

STEP 4 To insert the zipper, re­fer to How to sew a cush­ion zipper (pg 173) and insert zipper into the length of the seam.

STEP 5 En­sur­ing zipper is open for turn­ing through and with right sides fac­ing, pin cush­ion front to wall panel, then sew with 1cm seams. Turn in­side out through zipper open­ing. Fill with cush­ion insert.

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