Mini Modern Maples Cushion Cover | Scrap Project 6


Ahh, I just love fall! Hands down my favorite season, especially in the UP. There are a few leaves starting to change color and I'm so excited. I'm looking forward to a color tour in a few weeks and really hope I have a few quilts done so I can take some quilt in the wild photos.

So with fall rolling in, I figured I would make a fun little fall inspired cushion cover. And since I've been on small scale sewing kick, I thought a mini modern maple cover was just what I needed for my living room.


Plus, lets face it this was just a perfect reason to dig through the scrap bins and use up those small little scraps. My mini maple block finishes at 3 inches and when added to a mini 9 patch block it makes for a lovely scrappy cushion cover.


For the quilting a did a orange peel design and while a little wonky, I love it! Lately I've been at a lose as to what I want to quilt on my quilts, so this was a nice change.


I quilted this cover on my Janome HD9. This baby has so much power, quilting is a breeze. Though one day I will have a longarm!


With this cushion cover, that brings me to 6 scrap projects. Every last piece of fabric, including the backing came from my scrap bins/piles, even the batting was a scrap. Even with my scrappy sewing lately, my scrap bins never seem to empty out. The scraps just keep coming, so I will just keep sewing them!

Happy Stitching!

Linking up with Alycia Quilts for Finished or Not Finished Friday and Oh Scrap!

Comments

  1. Fall is my favorite season too. Love your scrappy leaves cushion. May be this will inspire me to make a fall leafy quilt :-) or at least a wall hanging.

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  2. I love how the leaves pop against your low volume fabrics. It's absolutely lovely.

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  3. A scrappy fall wonder! Love the way the rich fall colors practically float above the golden creamy and grey neutrals. Even better, it's basically all nine patches. Love every bit of it including how you quilted it!

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  4. Very nice arrangement of your maple leaves. It looks like they are falling. I love the scrappiness of this cushion cover and the quilting works well. I also love fall.

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  5. This is a perfect way to use your scraps and welcome fall!!! Its perfect - and the quilting really compliments it and keeps the highlight on the leaves!! NICE!!!

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  6. Love maple leaf blocks and fall colors - perfect to usher in the season. Today in Maine, we are mostly missing the rain but have November temps. Fall is on the horizon!

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  7. Those little leaves are SEW sweet!! Perfect for your scrappy Autumn pillow.

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  8. I love projects where *everything* is scrap! Great pillow! Still no sign of fall here in North Carolina...

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