I can't stop making these patchwork pillow covers, they're so easy and fun!
Baby Shower Gift:
The back closure has a double bias tape accent to strengthen the pillow opening:
I made a second pillow for the 4 year old daughter of a friend of mine:
I used monkeys because she's a wild child, frogs dancing because she's funny, owls because she's a smarty-pants, and guitars because she's a rock star
I made a little stuffed owl on the back as well. I know it has a raw edge, I hope she doesn't mind. I couldn't think of another way to do it.. and then I talked to my grandma, and she knew right away
The pillow that started it all! I made this one for me. It's posted somewhere else on Craftster, but the lighting sucked that night. This is an example of the true colors:
I made a little tutorial, I hope it makes sense. This would be a great project for people just beginning to sew or even for kids!
I hope that makes sense, thanks for looking!