Scrappy Pillow Tutorial

Last week I showed this pillow very briefly and I mentioned sharing more about it this week. It was a very last-minute project, so time was of the essence Aside from the time it took me to do the hand quilting, it took me almost no time to put this pillow together. I know you have plenty of scraps lying around and I hope to inspire you to make one.. Read More

Magic Fairy Door Pillowcase

  A few weeks ago I made a 10″ magic fairy door and I used the block to make a 14″ pillowcase. The quilting process started having a mind of its own and I was happy to oblige.   My original idea was to hand quilt everything.  There was one problem –  my stitches are still in the medium size range and the leaves looked horrible and clunky instead of.. Read More

Warmth From The Poles

  Little Penguin Polaris pattern on Etsy   While we are being rain-starved here in California, I know most of you are probably tired of winter already.  I think my little penguin Polaris would heartily agree with you.  I made this pillow for Amanda and I recently realized that I haven’t shared it here.  This little penguin keeps on tugging on my sleeve and demanding that I make more copies.. Read More

Union Jack Pillow

  Flying Union Jack pattern on Etsy   I really really wanted an Union Jack pillow, that’s the first thing I really wanted to make. Yes, there are a lot of “really”-s in that sentence, that’s how badly I wanted one!       Union Jack pattern on Etsy   I made two patterns for the Union Jack.  Actually, this is how I started making paper piecing patterns.  Guess what.. Read More