Stashbusting....Patchwork Duvet Cover

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Introduction: Stashbusting....Patchwork Duvet Cover

I had a big stash of fabric and not much space to store it. My little daughter was coming up to the age where she was ready to sleep in a proper bed - a lovely old one, passed down through the family. I couldn't find a duvet cover in the shops which wasn't pink and girly, gimmicky or just another brand promotion, and I wanted something a little bit quirky and individual but not too naff. The solution was staring me in the face!
A lovely vintage-style patchwork duvet cover! Perfect for that homespun look that fits so nicely with the old wooden bed, and a great way of using all those cotton prints I had stashed away. Not too difficult to do, although took a certain amount of planning re measurements etc and I can understand how a project could be a little daunting for some. So....... I've made it nice and easy for you guys and provided you with a pattern.
This one I did is for a single size duvet. It is made of simple squares, has a sheeting border which frames and shows off the patchwork, and a sheeting back to give a soft smooth surface for your little one's delicate skin. For a clean finish it has a simple side opening with a button fastening(just one of the options).
What's great about this duvet cover is that once you.ve done one you can make another in a different colour or patterns - the options are endless. You can then, if you wish, use the lefover offcuts to make cushion covers or a laundry bag (watch this space) for a matching look, at a fraction of the cost of the shop-bought equivalent.

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