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« on: July 09, 2017 05:55:13 PM »



I've had the good fortune to be partnered up with the amazing pottermouth in Round 2 of the I Want to Live in the Burrow Swap.  She asked that I craft for her daughter, who has recently gotten her own place.  pottermouth had just made her a Ron Weasley Blanket, and mentioned she might like a throw pillow to go with it.  I found some of the yarns she had used, so it would feel like Mrs. Weasley had made both from her yarn stash and started in on scrappy a granny square pillow. 



In looking for pillow forms to fill it with, I found that nothing I needed (blank pillow forms, fabric, or zippers) was on sale at the craft store, and I was plum out of coupons, so I actually went to Tuesday Morning, and picked up so random pillows to cover.  This one was a deep metallic plum purple, and I love how you get glimpses of it through the yarn, especially as Mrs. Weasley would be likely to reuse and refurbish in her crafting.  I love how scrappy and kitchy it feels.

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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2017 07:16:15 PM »

I think granny squares are inherently charming and homey-feeling, this kicks that up a notch with the details you described in yarn choice and pillow form!
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« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2017 05:37:12 AM »

Thank you!
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« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2017 01:54:53 PM »

Beautiful colors!
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« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2017 02:23:36 PM »

This is lovely!
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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2017 08:19:38 PM »

She will love it! Maybe not as much as I do, hint, hint.  Cheesy You are so very sweet for crafting for my kid; she will treasure her new pillow(s) as much as her blanket. Thank you!  Kiss
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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2017 05:25:53 AM »

She will love it! Maybe not as much as I do, hint, hint.  Cheesy You are so very sweet for crafting for my kid; she will treasure her new pillow(s) as much as her blanket. Thank you!  Kiss

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« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2017 06:51:18 PM »

I love these!
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