Wednesday, August 27, 2014

FO: Spun pillow

When I spotted Maritza's Spun paper-piecing pattern, I instantly clicked the buy button.

The pattern, along with a pile of orange, pink, yellow and neutral fabrics, turned into Nicke's birthday pillow! Paper piecing is so fun and gratifying, and I especially loved piecing this, with alternating neutral and bright fabrics.
Lots of favorites in this one!

And since Nicke is a major fan of all things "hearts", I added some hearts into the larger neutral triangles. I minimally quilted the center section, since there are a lot of seams.

I added more hearts on the back, because why not? I used my very favorite zipper, (tutorial is here), although I now install it with glue instead of the fusible tape.

I have a feeling there will be another Spun in my future soon!

5 comments:

  1. Very nice! Love the hearts! I know she will love it!

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  2. That looks fantastic!i love the color choices.

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  3. That's a great pattern, and your version is so gorgeous!

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  4. Those are happy colors and the quilting looks great too! (sjn821 on Rav)

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  5. i AM a major fan of all things hearts! and just so you know... this is my third pillow cover from you and i love them all so much!!!! thank you so much for making my birthday supa awesome!

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