I must say - having this blog has helped me get (and keep) my creative juices flowing. I've been working and completing sooo many project since I started this blog.
I get excited knowing that I can make something and then show it off here (and it really helps my ego when you leave me comments telling me how fantastic my project is :)).
I just slipped stitched my way to a finished Blooming Flower Cushion/Pillow.
Are you ready to see it?
OMG - I'm so excited to show you (I'm bouncing up & down in my seat -- like a kid about to get candy).
Let me introduce you to my ...
BLOOMING FLOWER CUSHION
Now, I have to give credit - when credit is due.
I followed Lucy's LOVELY and VERY EASY to follow tutorial which you can find HERE.
Lucy's blog is a-ma-zing. She makes so many great things. Everything she makes...I kindasortamaybe want to copy and make too.
Here's how MY baby grew:
I then repeated the 6 colors 3 time each until I had 30 petals.
Then I made a back for the cushion:
Back & Front side by side:
Then I stuffed it:
My very own Blooming Flower Cushion:
What do you think?!
It was really easy to make! Head over to Lucy's blog, print the tutorial (but keep in mind it's in UK crochet terms) and get hooking!