I think the rocker turned out nice. I love my pillow and cushion. I can't remember making a cushion before and there is a new technique for me - mock box cushion. Here's the information one variation on how to make the pleat for the cushion - http://sewingdaily.blogspot.com/2009/05/how-to-make-pleat-for-mock-box-pillow.html . You can find information on making your own bias binding here: http://sewingdaily.blogspot.com/2008/08/how-to-make-bias-binding-for.html .