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cushion progress

So I’ve decided not to use the dark blue yarn for the back because what I tried wasn’t working.  I’m going to do the same colored squares on the back but add a little opening and flap so that I can take the pillow out whenever I need to wash the cushion.  Here’s what I came out with for the front:

I had to add the dark blue border to make it cover the cushion without stretching too much, and I used the tutorial from Compact UK for a crinkle-free granny border to make sure the border was, well, crinkle-free.

The back piece is coming along but I didn’t do as much today as I did yesterday.  I’ve just been relaxing, not looking forward to work and school tomorrow.  Why is it that the weekend is never long enough?

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Comments

  1. cute cushion cover! You made it so quickly. The border looks really nice. I think I’ll try this kind of joining next time I’m making granny squares. 🙂 I like it!

  2. I wonder the same thing continually, but if the weekends were extended to 3 days, it would soon not be long enough. We are busy people and there’s never enough time to fit in all the fun! 🙂

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