Monday, June 6, 2011

Stepping Stones Pillow

It's all finished and didn't take all that long to make.

Stepping Stones Pillow

I think I spent more time procrastinating over cutting into the beautiful Saffron Craig fabric.

Stepping Stones Pillow - Detail

I'm really happy with it, it's the first time I made flying geese, and everything seemed to fit together nicely. I've had trouble in the past with everything not coming together but I used the edge of my 1/4 inch foot instead of the guard and everything turned out beautifully.

Stepping Stones Pillow - Detail

I was going to quilt by hand but I just didn't have the time and coming down with yet another cold, so I shadow quilted in a square from the main square and back stitched over the wings which made them pop out. I machine sewed the binding down then hand stitched it to the back.

Stepping Stones Pillow - Back

So if you have a fat quarter pack laying around that you don't know what to do with I recommend making this pillow, great skill builder and a quick project to commplete.

I gave it to my neice yesterday for her 5th birthday, think she was happy with it ;-)

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