The name of this patchwork technique is called skimmer blades - in English, it is known as "churn dash".
The level of difficulty is easy. The cushion has the standard size of 40cm x 40cm.
35 cm of brown fabric (color B)
- 25 cm beige fabric (color A)
- 15 cm of white fabric (color C)
- 45 cm of lining fabric
- 45 cm of acrylic blanket
- cutting board
- circular cutter
- pencil 6B
- 100% cotton line
- Sewing machine
- cardboard molding med. 12 X 12cm
Patchwork Cushion: How To
Cut into the beige fabric (color A) a square measuring 12 X 12 cm.
Scratch with the mold and cut into the brown fabric (color B) 4 squares med. 12 X 12 cm.
Cut in white fabric (color C) 4 squares med. 12 X 12 cm.
Trace in 2 white squares (inside out) diagonally and set aside.
Trace the other two a line in the middle.
Place the scratched squares on the brown squares.
Make two seams parallel to the diagonal scratch
Sew a stitch on the edge of the other two squares.
Cut about the risks.
Pass turning the seam to the side of the darker fabric.
Lay on the table forming the drawing.
Pin the three pieces of the first row and then the other two.
Sew together by joining the three pieces, one row at a time.
Pass the three rows.
Put it back on the table.
Pin one row on the other, marrying the seams well.
Sew together by joining the three rows.
Go inside out
Reserve the block ready, measuring 30 X 30 cm.
For the frame, cut a brown strip and a beige 6 cm wide.
Sew the brown strip on one side of the block and cut the leftovers.
Sew again on the next side (clockwise).
Turn the seam to the
Now sew the beige strip by repeating the same process as the brown strip
Pass and set aside.
For the back cut 2 rectangles on the brown fabric measuring 27 X 42 cm
Fold 1 cm at the edge and sew makingsheath.
Repeat on 2 parts.
Pass and set aside.
Place a square measuring 45 x 45 on the fabric of the liner, the blanket and the block ready.
Pin well joining the 3 parts.
Sew a seam close to the center square.
Sew a seam close to the frame.
Make a seam around 1 cm wide.
Cut the leftovers around the block.
Place the brown rectangles already with the finished sheaths on the block, right with right crossing a little.
Secure with pins and sew around the block.
Turn right and your cushion will be ready!
- Wash and always wear tissues before use.
- Always give preference to 100% cotton fabrics (pop or tricoline)
- Invert the colors and make two pillows.