Nap Time Crafts: Cardigan to Cushion in 10 Minutes!

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Last week, I very cleverly managed to shrink both my and George’s woolen jumpers in the washing machine. Whoopsie. I tried to stretch them out but to be honest, they’re goners. I was about to throw them in the bin when I thought I’d try something first. I took my cardigan, chopped it up, stitched it into a square and BOOM! A cushion cover! This was the easiest thing I’ve ever made… Try it, it literally takes ten minutes.

You will need:

An old cardigan
A cushion
thick pen
A sewing machine.

1. Start by measuring your cushion.

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2. Then chop off the arms, turn your cardigan inside out and draw the cushion measurements on in pen.

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3. Pin all the way around the line, ensuring the front and back of your cardigan is lined up straight. Then, using a zig zag stitch, sew all the way around the line.

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4. Cut around the line – pinking shears are best for this, to prevent fray.

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5. Unbutton the cardigan and turn the right way round. Poke out all the corners

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6. Stuff in your cushion and button up.

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You’re finished!

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Tia x

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