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« on: April 08, 2013 02:45:59 PM »

My mother's birthday was yesterday and as a gift, my sister and I bought her all new storage bins and reorganized her office/quilting room. We also made this pillow for her to break in the newly cleaned sewing table! I based the pillow off of a couple I had made previously, one seen here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=387554.msg4585330#msg4585330

We pulled all of the fabrics out of the new scrap bin and it turned out very vibrant and I think pretty fun. My mom loved it! The pillow front is a mini quilt, constructed the same way you would make a normal quilt, the only difference is that before binding, I sewed the quilt front to the quilt back, wrong sides together, and then attached the binding to both layers at once! My pillow is 20x20.


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The back includes a hot pink zipper so the pillow cover can be washed.


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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2013 02:52:55 PM »

That is adorable! The mix of fabrics turned out really nice. I love the plaid with the floral.

If I adopt you, would you organize my fabric and make me pretty pillows? Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2013 02:54:23 PM »

What a great present! She can totally display the back too!
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If I adopt you, would you organize my fabric and make me pretty pillows? Smiley


As long as you make me one of your adorable stamped tote bags! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2013 07:54:19 AM »

I love this pillow, so pretty.
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2013 11:37:02 AM »



If I adopt you, would you organize my fabric and make me pretty pillows? Smiley



Beat me to it!

Great pillow.  Fabulous gift.
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