Monday, January 6, 2014

Another pillow...


This is a pillow I made for our clever son's lovely fiancée for Christmas.  Yes, people, you read it right, fiancée!!!  There is going to be a wedding!    Back to the pillow though, this is is a pattern from a book I won at quilt guild.   The pattern is for a quilt but I made a pillow.  It is very stained glass looking.  I used some scraps and some lovely linen/cotton blend for the sashing and the back.


And a little closer...


 and the back... which has a lapped zipper.




I was unsure what colour thread to use so I stuck a few tiny scraps on my test chunk of fabric plus batting.  I decided to use a lovely Aurifil 30 wt... 2315 was the colour.  It is a light yellow gold.  Yum.  I quilted it with lots of straight lines and quilted the bit on the back too.  The pillow was a big one.  About 22" square.  It made me happy.



8 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I love the colours.

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  2. woo hoo - congratulations on the up-coming wedding!

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  3. Lovely pillow and yay for weddings!

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  4. This is great, I love the stained glass look.

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  5. Love it! I used that same floral for a bag for my daughter for Christmas!

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