Monochromatic pillow

Project Description

What are you most proud of? Even though these are fabrics that I ordinarily wouldn't really be drawn to I totally love how this pillow has turned out! I was worried that a monochromatic scheme might be a bit boring but the fabrics I picked are quite a wide range of orange-yellows and I think this creates enough contast and interest. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Buy several grab bags from Cherrywood fabrics, this will add a load of different colours to your stash that you wouldn't necessarily buy yourself when you go to the fabric store. It can inspire you to try something different. Also, take your time, I think I took at least 2 weeks to design both sides, I let the fabric and partially pieced project hang on my design wall until I knew what I wanted to do next. I also took quite some time deciding how to quilt it.

What you will need

  • Fabric from grabbags from Cherrywood fabrics
  • muslin
  • thin fiberfill batting
  • quilting thread
  • all purpose thread
  • invisible zipper.

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