Cushion Palooza blog tour

We’re so excited about the first day of the Modern Makers Cushion Palooza competition… the Accuquilt Australia Major Prize has been delivered and we’re lamenting the fact that we can’t win! On top of that, the Cotton + Steel bundles have been collected and we’ve realised we’ll have to watch Jackie very carefully – she may end up absconding with a bundle!

We’ve already had our first entry from Barbel of @2nutsaboutsewing who has created a gorgeous Union Jack Flag cushion! And Bec from @skyberries has made a start on her cushion – I’m thinking it should come and live at my house (*wink wink*).

This post serves as the central post for the competition and contains all the links you will need to navigate your way around, with links back to the terms, prize information and cushion tutorial post. We also have some exciting news!

But first:

T&C’s & Prize Information


Looking for all the details about the competition including terms and conditions and prize information? Then head here.

8 Great Cushion Tutorials

Looking for 8 great tutorials which will help you with information about zippers, envelope and button closures, piping, pom poms and other embellishments? Then look here.


Or check out our brand new Pinterest – we’ve made a Cushion Palooza board.


And now for the exciting news! We have arranged a super cool blog tour – 5 of your favourite makers are helping us get the party started by making and blogging about the new cushion in their lives.

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HST Cushion by @thebaronessdesigns

Starting tomorrow, 2 September for the next five days check out the following 5 bloggers and the awesome cushion creations:

Final Word

Jackie, Alison and I are super excited to see what cushion you end up making.

Please remember, to be eligible to win the amazing prizes you need to be following @modernmakersretreat, @accuquilt_australia, @clairsfabric, @quiltbystarlight and @makemodernmagazine.

And to make it easier for you, copy and paste the following hashtags across onto your post: #mmrcushionpalooza #quiltedcushion #handmadepillow #accuquiltaustralia #clairsfabric #victoriantextiles #quiltbystarlight #makemodernmagazine

Now go out and start making!

Happy quilting
Jane xx



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