AVFKW X Making Magazine - The Medallion Meditation Cushion Bundle
6328 San Pablo Ave
6328 San Pablo Ave
Oakland CA 94608
Meditating saves my sanity. So it only seemed natural to create a beautiful, naturally-dyed meditation cushion to accompany my practice. The piecework pattern I used, called Log Cabin, is easy to create, and emulates the practice of centering one's attention. Each of the four fabrics is dyed with madder root in an ombré. Either look to my sample to create yours, or mix and match the fabrics as you see fit.If you do not meditate, this is still a wonderful floor pillow.
To stuff your meditation cushion, you will need 2 pounds of kapok - a plant-based material. You could also use wool, cotton, or purchase a meditation cushion (also called a zafu) and use this pattern to cover it.
Please note, this bundle does not include instructions. If you need a copy of the instructions, please add the PDF to your cart below.
16" diameter x 6" high [40.6 cm x 15.2 cm]
- Verb naturally dyed cotton, cotton/linen, and cotton/silk fabric
- Undyed, natural linen/cotton fabric
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED SUPPLIES
- Medallion Meditation Cushion PDF Instructions
- Sewing machine
- Sewing thread
– Marking pencils in charcoal and pink (or in two alternating colors)
– Cutting mat
– Rotary cutter
– Acrylic clear ruler
– 1 sheet of cardstock and pencil
- Seam gauge
- Iron + ironing board
When working with fabric, thread, and fiber dyed with indigo, it is common and natural for the blue dye to rub off on one’s hands while sewing. This is called crocking. Although the goods have been washed, it takes pressured contact to release the extra indigo dye. Your handwork is part of the indigo dyeing process. The blue dye can be removed with hot water and soap. From working closely with indigo dyed materials through the making process, typically, the excess dye has been removed, and the crocking will cease.
Please note the fiber content of the material you are working with, and follow the applicable instructions:
Cotton or linen - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Superwash Wool - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap, though hand wash recommended. Lay flat to dry.
Wool and Wool blends - Handwash only in lukewarm water with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
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