View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternPiped Home Letter Cushions 3D letters are a popular home decor trend, so why not create your own stitchy version? These cushions will allow you to practise attaching piping to form professionally finished edges, as well as mixing and matching your fabrics and cords to create your own look. You could spell out phrases such as ‘LOVE’, ‘PEACE’, or anything else you like. EssentialsFour patterned fat quartersPiping, four 1.6m lengthsStuffingDimensions List14cm x 19cmCutting guideLetters: cut one pair of eachCushion middles: cut three 6cm x 56cm strips from each printStitch a message1 Sketch out your letters. Designate a fat quarter to each letter, then cut out the pieces according to the cutting guide. Sew each set of three matching strips right sides together at the short edges to create one single length, then press the seams open.2 Place a fabric ‘H’ right side up, then pin a length of piping around the edge, matching the raw edges and leaving 5cm extra at the end. Make small snips in the piping edging to ease it around the corners, then join the ends together. Tack everything in place and remove the pins. Repeat for the second ‘H’.3 Starting at the same point of the piping join, pin one side of the matching fabric strip to the piped edge of an ‘H’, leaving 2cm extra at the start and clipping the corners. When you reach the point where you started, pin the strip to the 2cm overhang. Trim the excess from this join before tacking all the way round.4 Attach an invisible zipper foot to your sewing machine. Stitch through all three layers as close to the piping as possible without going through the cord. Remove the tacking and lay the other ‘H’ on top. Pin together, starting in the middle of the letter and working outwards. Stitch these three layers together but leave 6cm open at the same point as the previous joins. Turn right sides out, fill with stuffing and use a knitting needle to gently push it into the corners. Slip stitch the gap closed.5 Make up the ‘M’ and ‘E’ in the same way. Start the ‘O’ with the same technique but only stitch the front and back letters around the outside of the letter, leaving the small middle ‘O’ entirely unstitched. Turn right sides out through this middle circle. Working on the back of the letter, neatly hem both the raw edge of the ‘O’ and the middle strip. Bring these hems together and use plenty of pins to secure. Slip stitch the edges together and leave a 6cm opening. Fill with stuffing and slip stitch the gap closed. Other Popular Makes... Stefani BlouseGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)This loose-fitting top pattern works well in virtually any fabric, but when stitched in the elegant triple crepe used by Lisa Top and SkirtGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Both boxy tops and pencil skirts can be difficult to style individually, but together they create a balanced silhouette. Amanda Sheena PantsGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Stylish and versatile, harem pants can easily be dressed up or down and this flattering design by Amanda Walker allows Ria Shift DressDresses GarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)The real wow-factor of this garment, designed by Julia Claridge, lies in the texture and slight sheen of the stretch Adele Pencil SkirtGarments SkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Sometimes, it’s the simple things in life that are the sweetest, like this figure-hugging stretch skirt by Amanda Walker. Clara Wrap DressDresses GarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Combining comfort and style, this lovely design by Amanda Walker features a flattering bodice with sweet cap sleeves and a PopularRecent Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Retro Mixtape Cushion Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Sewing Bee Shift Dress Tweed Chicken Doorstop Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Roger reindeer Make a festive toy Stefani Blouse Lisa Top and Skirt Sheena Pants Ria Shift Dress Adele Pencil Skirt Clara Wrap Dress Shakira Party Dress Annette Wrap Top Eve Dress Fabric Christmas Crackers Millie Throw Cross-over Bag Get all of your sewing essentials sent straight to your inbox! Please keep me up to date with regular emails from Sew MagazineYou need to tick the box above to confirm you want to recieve emails We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.