Red Birds Holiday Cross Stitch »
InstructionsI trim the design down to have a 1" border around. Then I sew fabrics to each side and top/bottom framing the design. You can add more strips or cut squares to make the piece larger to make a pillow cover. Measure the front design piece to your pillow. Keep adding pieces until it is the same size as the pillow. Cut a backing the same size and sew front and back together. You can make an ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Holiday, Casual, Traditional, Cute
Quilting fabric from French General, Fa-La-La-La. Weeks Dye Works embroidery floss. 28 ct. linen fabric. Pillow form.
What was your inspiration?
A holiday design.
What are you most proud of?
I like how the colors went together - the flosses and fabric.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Experiment with different fabrics and shapes putting the patchwork pillow together. A square pillow is an easy shape to begin with.