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« on: June 10, 2009 11:14:19 AM »

Well, if you can't afford it, make it. I love Jan Constantine's creations: they're a beautiful revival of old fashioned British pride (the sun always shines on the British Empire!) but her products COST. And I cannot pay, Jan. I simply cannot afford.

So when Cross Stitcher magazine featured a pattern based on one of her designs, I simply had to make it into a cushion (see my other recent post about cross stitch and cushions to explain my mild obsession with cushions).



I'm really pleased with how this turned out. I was even more thrifty by backing the design on an old pair of jeans, which matches with the feel of the piece nicely, imho Smiley Yay! Enjoy.

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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2009 06:41:39 PM »

Being a bit of an anglophile I must say that I covet this piece. Immensely.  It's like, fantastic!
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2009 07:33:37 PM »

Love it! This has been on my 'to-stitch' list for a VERY long time, so I'm happy to see someone got around to it! Love everything you did with it...it's fabulous!
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2009 07:39:25 AM »

Very nice! I like the heart in the middle.
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