Pillow-Stitch with “little a”


Big A, Little A

Little a was home for a few days (yippeeee!!) and she thought it would be a great idea for us stitch a few throw-pillows for her apartment, using some fat-quarter fabrics that she purchased at a quaint quilt shop when we visited Colorado in March.  We set aside one evening to get the job done.  The results:

reversible pillows: IMG_7450

IMG_7447We purchased the pillow forms at JoAnn’s…the rectangular pillows measured 16″ x 12″ and the square was 14″ x 14″.  We cut the fabrics 17″ x 13″ and 15″ x 15″, leaving us a 1/2″ seam allowance.  We I stitched the piping with coordinating fabrics that I cut and pieced with bias strips.  Piping is not one of my favorite things to do, but I have an attachment for my Bernina sewing machine that greatly reduces the dread.  After we cut the fabrics, we ironed fusible fleece (Pellon 987F cut…

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