"The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest."

Thomas Moore

Thursday, February 26, 2009

The last cushion...

That could almost be the title of a low-budget movie. ;-)

Here is the last of the 4 chocolate couch cushions. I chose not to use any more Anna Maria Horner because I found this lovely fat quarter hiding away and knew it should be given a large canvas instead of being chopped.
I added lots of buttons no the front for visual effect, and then used buttons on the back (you cannot see them) to close the cushion.

All we need now is a quilt and a new wallhanging or painting and I can say 'finished' to their space.
Next I'll start work on some softer, more feminine accessories for the girl's area of the home.
I may be working much slower though. I've been battling a lot of pain in my right wrist/thumb lately and after seeing the doctor yesterday I have been diagnosed with tendonitis . From tomorrow I will be wearing a specially made splint to keep my thumb and wrist immobile....this will severely hamper my sewing for a bit. :-(
And in case you're wondering I didn't do the damage through too much stitching (hubby's very first thought!), I damaged the tendon watering my lovely garden this Australian summer.

Ah well..I must find new ways to sew. Necessity is the mother of invention they say.

I'll be back soon to tell you who has won the Debbie Mumm giveaway! It's Thursday morning here so all entries have closed.
Jenny


5 comments:

  1. Your pillow are so bright and cheery. I had to wear one of those splints once and they really do work. Get better quick.

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  2. The pillows look fantastic. So bright and cheerful for your room

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  3. I love your pillows, that fabric is so great! I haven't been on anyone's blog for a while,,,,I have been appliqueing my brains out! Thanks for your comment on my blog. You have been doing some great projects!

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  4. Your pillows look great!
    Take care of that wrist/thumb or yours... A friend of mine has that problem... not fun! 8-(

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  5. Love the pillows. they look so lovely and cumfy..
    take care of your hand..rest it when you can..
    Julia ♥

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