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Pillow for Anne's Couch

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Anne's Pillow

Created in this Craftsy Course

Stitch & Slash taught by Carol Ann Waugh

Popular instructor Carol Ann Waugh returns to Craftsy for more fiber fun. Get your seam ripper ready to destroy in the name of creation.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Whimsical, Hipster, Classic, Funky
Joanna Strohn on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Quilt shop quality 100% cotton, cotton and polyester thread, recycled sari silk yarn, fusible fleece,. 20" square pillow form

Joanna Strohn on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? Deciding to make a sample before I started stitching the layers together!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This closely follows the instructor's project and technique as taught in the class. If you like it, do it. If not, venture out into new designs! This is the third pillow I've made using the technique and the first that is all-cotton rather than batik fabrics. I prefer batik but this worked up very quickly. I refer to use embroidery scissors rather than the seam ripper. I'll likely make more of these pillows - they can be done very quickly and make wonderful gifts. Look for sales or use coupons to get pillow forms.

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Just spectacular! I bet she smiles every time she looks at this!

08/08/2012 Flag

So Wild! I can't wait to get back to sewing after a very busy summer with gardening and time spent with family and friends.

08/26/2012 Flag

I love the flowers peeking out of the "portholes" :)

11/14/2012 Flag

This is gorgeous do you have instructions on how to put together?

11/27/2012 Flag

This is from the class Stupendous Stitching. I followed Carol Ann Waugh's instructions very closely. I highly recommend the class! Be sure to make a sample of the way you layer the fabrics.

11/27/2012 Flag

Lovely!

01/27/2013 Flag