mandy munroe

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Upcycled Cushion Cover

Starting with a mans shirt that got a little too small ( don’t say I said that 🙂 ) and adding a few choice charity shop finds, I’ve spent a few hours playing and come up with a new cushion cover. The button stand of the shirt became the opening at the back and the back of the shirt became the front base layer with tray cloth, lace and doilies applied inspired by Dottie Angel. I just have to make five more for an eclectic set (as the shirts become available).

I’ve enhanced the image so you can see the shirt, it’s all a little more subtle in the flesh. This is the back

www.dottieangel.blogspot.com

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3 comments on “Upcycled Cushion Cover

  1. thrifthangover
    August 6, 2012

    Very creative!

  2. pillowsalamode
    August 25, 2012

    I LOVE it!!! 🙂

    • mandymunroe
      August 26, 2012

      Thanks, I’ve just made a second one with more hand stitching detail.

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