Holiday Star Pillows (new pattern!)

by Stephanie December 8, 2016
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I’ve had so much funĀ  sewing up Octagon Star pillows from cute holiday fabrics! Want to make some of your own? (there’s still time before XMas!) The Octagon Star Pillow pattern is now available on Etsy and Craftsy, and there’s even an expanded “pattern + tutorial” version for those who want ALL the details in […]

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Scrappy Hexies Pillow

by Stephanie May 8, 2016
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This is the pillow cover I made last month from the panel of random scrappy hexies described as item #5 on my Q2 Finishalong list. I did a very quick “quilt-as-you-go” thing, by centering the hexies on a large piece of batting with a square of an old sheet for lining. I quilted diagonal lines […]

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Let it be known…

by Stephanie July 1, 2014
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… that at the mid-point of the year, I officially pulled ahead on my 2014 “finish more than I start this year” count. (I’m counting as “new starts” only those projects for which fabric was first cut after Jan. 1, 2014.) The picture above is a detail of something I can’t show all of yet. […]

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Wonky Web QAYG pillows

by Stephanie June 21, 2014
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There’s a little boudoir pillow (12″x16″) that lives on my lounge chair out on our deck. What with the sun and salt air and drifting drizzle (we only bring the chair cushions in when it’s really raining), that little pillow gets grubby and faded pretty fast. I make a new cover for it every year […]

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on the design wall (WIP Wednesday)

by Stephanie May 28, 2014
orphan block pillow

My design wall is filling up with future pillow-covers and some improv minis. I’m very into 8-pointed stars at the moment, and in my quest to finish as much as possible this year have decided to turn some orphan blocks into pillow covers. The Star pillows are partly for fun, and partly test samples for […]

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