Here we are to make a cushion from an old T- shirt.
This has been on our agenda for ages. As my daughter has been enjoying to learn to sew, I decided it could be her project.
So how has your practicing been going? If its been a dhile, gind some old fabric that you can do a yest run on. Do some simple lines back and forth to get you going before you start.
This is a simple project with straight line sewing.
grab your lovely t-shirt. If you don't have a t-shirt to use thats fine. Find some fabric.
Using a t-shirt we are going to use the 2 side seams. So if you are using fabric, cut your fabric into a square or rectangle. Sew down 2 sides.
here we have turned it inside out. I drew a line across the top, just below the arm hole.
This will be your sew line.
then trim that excess off.
There is a really cute frill on the bottom, which we want to keep. So pin together the bottom edge, leaving a gap in the middle. Sew the edge together.
Here is the gap in the middle.
Next for the fun & easy bit- fill the cushion full of stuffing.
Pin the gap closed.
With a needle a double thread ( my daughter loves threading the needle!- she is so good at it!) Sew the gap closed.
* and your done*
She loves it!
She has added it to her comfy collection on her bed AND she made it by herself.
What an easy sewing project.
I hope you feel inspired.