I used the instructions from my poppet's triangle quiltalong. It was very helpful. My poppet explains that patchwork is when you join all the pieces of fabric together to make a quilt top. Quilting is the technique of stitching the top, batting and backing layers together.
As an extra time consuming step I matched 4 of the smaller triangles together with similar colours to make one larger triangle. My Man about the House couldn't see what I had done. Can you? I quilted only the one larger triangle.
While I was cutting the smaller triangles I cut larger ones to do the telephone chair. One day I'll get to that. These two pieces have never had a good 'home' in any of our homes. When we have a villa or bungalow they'll fit right in. As will I.
Degree of difficulty: If you can use a sewing machine and staple gun you can do this.
Cost: Fabric from my scrap bag and I also raided my friends scrap bag (OK I asked her very politely). It includes 'special' family fabric such as My Man's parents light shade material that my late MIL made into a skirt for Storm which she has worn as a favourite for years. If you don't have a staple gun this kind of crafty thing is a perfect excuse to go get one.
Time: Truthfully I spent most of a weekend sewing this while still fulfilling the bare minimum cooking and other random Mum "where are my gumboot?" type duties.
Result: Ok so I was pretty happy with the cushions from here. Well times that by about 4. It's now a very good prop for crowns and wands. Double bonus.