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Monday, October 10, 2011

The Pillow Talk { Swap } - Round 6

3 posts in one month!!!  What?!?!  I know...  I'm really trying to be better about not neglecting you, Miss Blog! 

Anyway, I decided to participate in The Pillow Talk { Swap } - Round 6.  I've been waiting to participate since I joined the group in January.  There are so many talented folks in this swap.  So getting a pillow from any of these peeps is a real treat. 

It was fun stalking my partner!  I decided to keep the keep my color palette limited to grey, greens, blues & yellows. 

I found some real beauties in my scrap bin!
So here's what I came up with....
 I added a small Kona Coal border and I used some Black Authentic to bind.



I was going to machine quilt this, but my Amish alter ego took over.....  I hand quilted it!  :)



Here's the back....

More Kona Coal with a zipper in the back!  This was my first time putting a zipper on a pillow!  I'm so glad I didn't screw it up...  :)


I added a little label.  I hope my partner doesn't mind...


So that's it!  All done!  I enjoyed making this for you Partner! 
I hope it's a welcome new addition to your home. 
I will be sending this over at the end of the week.


Enjoy!!  :)
oxox,
Sunny


7 comments:

  1. This is a very special pillow.Congrats!!

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  2. Do you have the measurements for the strips you used to make this pattern? I'm thinking of making one for my partner this round. Yours is gorgeous :)

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    1. The strips are 1" wide (finished). Each block is 5" (finished). There are 16 blocks in all. I added an inch border so final size was 21" x 21. I hope this help.

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  3. i adore your pillow! i've had it pinned for months. now i'm thinking of using one of the "stars" in the center of a 6.5" block for an extra block in my farmer's wife quilt. it won't be a traditional log cabin since it won't start with a small square in the middle. but, can you think of what a block like that could be called?

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