A few months ago I made a cushion cover for the fabulous @Edel for the Color in a box swap.
I started with a flamingo design from one of the free embroidery patterns from the DMC website. I changed it a bit, and used fusible web to do the applique pieces. Then I machine stitched the applique and lines with black thread, going round twice to get a nice bold drawn effect. I added a border, lining, big buttons on the back and pink binding. It was a lot of fun to plan out the design and make it