CODE: ROBIN CUSHION KIT
Make this delightful robin cushion cover! This is the first cushion in the brand new range of 'Make It by Jo Hill' wildlife fabric kits.
This kit gives you everything you need to make a lovely, decorative cushion cover featuring a robin in grasses. Use the template that I have designed and create your very own wildlife piece! The box contains all of the components required to make your cushion, including luxury hand-dyed fabric pieces and superb quality backing fabric.
There is a co-ordinating robin lampshade kit also available. The finished cushion cover measures 46cm x 46cm. The design can either be completed by hand or by using a sewing machine.
Inside the box you will find all of the necessary pieces to create your cushion, including full instructions with accompanying colour photographs, and a design layout of the completed piece to show you exactly what - and where - to sew. You will also learn the professional way of inserting a zip to perfectly finish off your cushion!
This cushion is an intermediate sewing kit and is aimed at those who have done some free-motion embroidery or hand sewing before and want to practise their skills. This is the perfect way to put your sewing skills into practice and make something lovely for your home! Full instructions for making the design and turning it into a cushion are provided.
If you have not done free-motion embroidery before, you would be better to start off with my Beginners' Kits - coming soon! Fill in the form here to be the first to hear about them. Or you could join me for a free-motion embroidery workshop where you'll create a wildlife piece. You'll learn all of the necessary skills to then complete this kit at home!
You will also need to have the 'extras' listed below. I recommend the Gutterman Sew All thread in black which is available to purchase with any kit. Tick the box below to add it to your order. It's a really good quality thread that is very easy to sew with.
What's in the box?
Fabric squares, including two beautiful hand-dyed pieces and a Liberty print piece
Fabric piece to practise on
Backing fabric - front and back
Transfer adhesive paper
Templates of all shapes
Suggested design layout
Full colour instructions and free-motion embroidery tips
Extras you will need to have:
A sewing machine and darning foot (or this can be completed entirely by hand stitching if you prefer)
Scissors for cutting fabric and thread
Sewing thread - any good quality thread such as Gutterman Sew All which is available to purchase with any kit
A 7" or 8" embroidery hoop
Sharp pencil or a pen
A cushion pad measuring 46cm x 46cm (or slightly bigger if you prefer a fuller cushion)
A disappearing pen, such as a Frixion pen
Please note that the range of 'Make It by Jo Hill' kits are designed for the home sewist to keep or give away as gifts and are not permitted to be made and sold on.
To be the first to find out about the new range of kits, please fill in the form here.