It’s cushionmania at Make It ’til You Fake It HQ. (MITYFI). No, I’m not turning into one of those nutters with sofas and beds buried in 23,547 pillows. But I am on a bit of a production spree.
It started when I bought a fragment of very expensive, very wonderful mushroom upholstery fabric from Britex in SFO. So that’s cushion number one.
Then I made a cushion for a friend’s birthday. Said friend loves brown, green and orange.
I do like making these cushions. I like giving all those beloved scraps (and they are numerous, and so beloved) a new purpose. In the one above I can count seven pieces of fabric in here that are trimmings from garments I’ve made. The other pieces all have some kind of story, too. I like that.
So then I made a couple more, thinking I’ll stick them up on my long-inactive Etsy shop to see if they are a viable way to use up small bits of lovely fabric, and rustle up some pocket money. What do you think: practical product or disaster craft? I was quite surprised to see very few pieced cushions or pillows on Etsy. Perhaps others have tied and failed.