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Owl Cushion Cover – Finished!

Little Horace is finished!

He’s got button eyes to see in the dark and a ruffly feather confetti applique chest:

Yay for the scalloped stitching setting – I think it’s my favourite setting on my sewing machine!

And from the back:

Spotty fabric, detailed with velvet ribbon and ric-rac (who doesn’t love ric-rac!?) … and that button!

Well, not a button – a buckle decoration from an old pair of shoes.  When the shoes wore out, I couldn’t bare to part with the owls, so I cut them off and kept them for the perfect purpose … which has finally come!  I’ve attached it using ric-rac, which may have been a mistake as it’s a little wobbly, but it’s cute, so nevermind!

The main problem – I need to get a new cushion pad as this one has lost its shape and I can’t get it right (it is very cheap and quite old, so that’s to be expected).


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