foundation pieced pillow_A Few Scraps

Christina of A Few Scraps has outdone herself in scrappiness in her latest handmade creation, a patchwork pillow. She explains,

This is the scrappiest pillow in scrap town.

Chuckle. She also incorporated some practice free motion scrap pads from earlier …

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memory pillowAndrea of Crafting Connections shares in her latest Mini-Magazine how to create a pillow with your child’s artwork. Of her method, she explains,

The pillow cover is being pieced together using a quilt-as-you-go technique. once you know how it’s done,

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Kaffe Book cover Shots Stripes

Kaffe Fassett and coauthor Liza Prior Lucy have a new book out this month, Kaffe Fassett Shots and Stripes. Happily, I received a review copy from the publicist at STC Craft who allowed me to ask the authors a …

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crazy heart pincushion

Nanny of Nannynotes2u made this crazy patchwork heart pillow (cushion) with a pocket to hold a message for your Valentine. You can see in the photo where she embroidered ‘Bella’ on a small heart, telling the recipient she’s beautiful. She …

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Plaid Windows Pillow Blair EtsyBlair of Wise Craft made this stylish Plaid Windows Pillow (zippered cover and form). Available in her Etsy store, here’s how Blair described the fabrics and stitches she used to create it.

The plaid windows in this design are

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Student work Stitch Slash quilt class CraftsyThis pillow is by Lesley, a student of Carol Ann Waugh’s Stitch and Slash class on Craftsy. Teaching her raw edge cutwork technique for surface design, Carol asked students to upload photos of their finished work. Go HERE to

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quilted potpourri pillowsFilled with crushed walnut shells, rosebuds and fragrant potpourri, these heart-shaped pillows are colorful, quilt-y goodness. Made by Pippa Patchwork, she’s selling them in her Etsy shop especially for Valentine’s Day.

Image credit: Pippa Patchwork

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Karen of Quilts etc. made this pillow from leftover string quilt blocks. Visit her post to see the other side. It’s adorable too.

Image credit: Quilts etc.

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Brooke of Pitter Putter Stitch shows her readers how to make a kaleidoscope quilt block using paper piecing. This, after she created a lovely pillow with the same pattern for her swap partner. Get the know-how.…

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Anorina of Samelia’s Mum made her Oh Christmas Tree cushion (pillow) saying it only takes a couple of hours and some fabric scraps. She machine stitched the applique tree pieces to a solid ground, then completed the front panel with …

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Julianna of Sewing Under Rainbow made this festive Christmas pillow as part of the Deck the Halls series at Ellison Lane Quilts. She used a paper piecing technique to create the deer quilt block that makes up the front. …

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A pillow front this pretty deserves a stellar back closure and Amy of Amy Made That! gave it one – a covered zipper. She wrote up a tutorial for how to do it. So, skip the envelope. Go to her

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Tacha of Fat Quarterly shares how to make this quilted pillow as part of Moda Bake Shop’s 120-Minute Gift series. The pillow is shown on a quilt by the same name, Yuletide Twist. The quilt pattern is in Issue 11

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Jane of Quilt Jane made this pillow for her friend, Mary, who is known to love decorating for Halloween. Jane hand drew the scary skull and used it as the star of the pillow front. On the back, she quilted …

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Wendy of Ivory Spring did a guest post at Riley Blake’s Cutting Corners College blog showing how to make two pillows (16″ and 18″ finished). She used The Simple Life fabric collection by Tasha Noel, which I adore for its …

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