A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest
News from Internet Brands:
Closing the Craftster Community on December 19, 2019.
Read the details here.
Total Members: 323,619
Currently Running With Scissors:
270 Guests and 0 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials Crafting Calendar City Guides


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Hand pieced pillow  (Read 2395 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit  
suzyyy29
« on: August 02, 2010 08:23:45 PM »

So, this was the project my class used to learn how to hand piece.  We all designed our own designs and made pillows out of them.  Because this was my first time piecing or anything close to quilting, I didn't really do it right the first...oh...3 TIMES!! I accidently started sewing the pieces from the center instead of block by block! EK! Well, anyway, I had to take it apart too many times, and it's really far from perfect because the fabric started to fray, but I love the fabric and I love this pillow! Please let me know what you think!

A lot of my inspiration for the pillow came from the Blue Ridge Mountains.  I wanted it to be loosely based off of some pictures I took when I camped there. Such a beautiful place Smiley




You can see a lot of the mistakes, but overall i'm still please with it.  I'd really like to re-do it with the same fabrics, but on a machine...and ith more patience and time! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I've been a shoeless cobbler for as long as i remember and i'm always having trouble staying put.
fiberartist219
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2010 08:37:43 PM »

I think it is beautiful!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Nooo
Tutorial Contributor

The artist formerly known as Noooitaremybirthday
Offline Offline

Posts: 2603
Joined: 12-Apr-2009

Pizza is knowledge


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2010 08:45:23 PM »

It's lovely! Looks like the sort of pillow I'd buy for my own couch Smiley I think the little mistakes give it some personality and it shows the love you put in!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Let's swap lil gelli prints or ATCs!

Instagram: @oops_icraftmypants (Possible swap spoilers.)
Pinterest
Etsy Shop
Rubber Stamps
pops
Offline Offline

Posts: 1330
Joined: 30-Nov-2008

this kittens' nose demands kisses...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2010 02:08:14 AM »

oh i love it!!!! it looks beutiful with all it's details and softness <3
THIS ROCKS   Logged

morus
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2010 04:35:16 AM »

suzyyy, You did a beautiful job on a complicated patchwork pattern.  Next time will be easier now that you have some experience.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
LittleThistle
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2010 09:32:44 PM »

awesome. really really wonderful.

i love the colours...i grew up in Queensland in Aus and I have such a fondness for these colours (and hippie crafts :-)
THIS ROCKS   Logged
brandymccoy
Brandy
Offline Offline

Posts: 983
Joined: 02-Mar-2009

hello I am a crochet , knitting,and sewing fanatic


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2010 04:30:19 PM »

Very pretty and looks comfy too:)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search
Crafting Ideas
Crafting How-Tos
Crafting Ideas
Crafting Topics



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Christmas Crack
Meal Prep Monday: Black Eyed Pea and Squash Soup
Craftster Featured Projects - Dedicated to the People Who Made It



Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map | Do not sell my personal information

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands