The background squares and borders are machine sewn. I'm pleased with how neatly my squares' corners match up. This is a huge improvement for me! The petals (I think it's called a tobacco leaf design) were hand appliquéd as I am apparently a glutton for punishment and obsessed with this technique.
I really enjoyed picking out the fabrics for this one. I especially love the green and burgundy roses with black fabric, which I got here.
As you can tell, I love matching fabrics for I am easily pleased. I quite like these individually, but really do prefer them next to the other fabrics on the cushions.
I also loved the cream fabric I used to back these and on the red/black cushion. You can't really tell from my rubbish photography on the cushions themselves, but it has a subtle flowery pattern which continues on with my rose theme nicely. It's very pretty in real life! I got this fabric from the same place as the rest: