* WARNING * Sunglasses may be required

If you follow me on Twitter or Flickr, you may have seen some sneaky peeks of my liquorice all-sort in progress.
Get your sunglasses out because here it is. Finished.

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The hand quilting took a lot longer than anticipated. Perhaps it’s because I decided to quilt each and every strip… and in most strips, between 2 – 5 rows of straight line quilting.
For the hand quilting, I used perle 8 cotton in a light grey / silvery colour.
I’m super pleased with the result. I love running my hand over the cushion top. The texture is amazing.
I was going with a solid black of the back, but found this fabulous spotty fabric in my stash. Don’t you love it when you find things you forgot you’d purchased ;-)

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I think this style of cushion would look fantastic in black/white with perhaps one other colour like yellow or lime green.

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Keep an eye out for my “Liquorice All-Sort Cushion” tutorial.

17 comments

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

Wow!!I love it....there is so much that jumps out at ya. I love the back too. fantastic pillow!!!

Finding Fifth said...

Scrumptious...especially with the hand stitching. Great job.

Jess @ Scrappy n Happy said...

I love it too! It looks fantastic and the handquilting just finishes it beautifully!

Outback Crafter - Debra said...

This cushion is great. It would be super in a teenager's room. I love it and think that any colour way would work fab.

Well done.

Unknown said...

Fantastic finish, and agree the spotty fabric is perfect.

Quilt Kitty said...

LOve the cushion Anorina. The hand quilting makes it even better. Your quilt group sounds great. Tracee xx

Terry@ a quilting blog said...

What a great cushion...love how colorful it is...makes me smile!! TFS
~Terry~

Jane S. said...

Well I just love that! The quilting and backing are perfect for the top.

NurseBrandy said...

Wow - love it! It's bright, but that means it's cheerful and brings JOY to those who see it! :)

Lynne said...

What fun! It's lovely, bright and happy!

SewCalGal said...

That black really makes the colors pop. Love it. Great job.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

very nice Anorina.xx

Dawn said...

It's stunning! I love that is bright and so cheery! Great job!

VickiT said...

Awesome pillow. Great job.

Michele said...

Wow. That is bright, but that is certainly not a bad thing. Nicely done.

Lori said...

Anorina, this pillow is fantastic. I really like the back fabric you used to finish it. Well done.
Lori Smanski

pasqueflower said...

Love the cushion!