This envelope cushion cover is a really easy project, no putting in zips and if you don’t feel confident in sewing buttonholes, you don’t have to as the back can be left as it is. A great project for beginners to get used to their sewing machines!

How to Sew a Simple Cushion Cover


You Will Need

How to Sew

1. Cut a square 40cm x 40cm for the front

2. Cut 2 oblongs 40cm x 28cm.


3. On the inside, fold over edges for the back and sew a  1cm hem. Fold over another 3cm and hem. Finish by topstitching along the outside edge.

4. Pin right sides of front piece to right sides of back piece, overlapping the two back pieces and sew all round with 1cm seam.

5. Cut corners on all 4 sides  and press seams, then turn right side out and press before putting in cushion insert.


And here it is in our fantastic Makower Nautical Fish fabric, made by a fab friend who wanted to have a go!