Or Finish It Off Into a Mini Quilt!
This charming pillow was made from leftovers from another project. It’s a great example of how even scraps can be turned into something wonderful.
Notice in the closeup how both machine quilting and hand quilting with perle cotton add definition and interest. While it may be unexpected to see both in one project, it’s a wonderful finish for this beautiful pillow top.
The top could also be finished as a small quilt for a table or wall. Plus, you can make it any size you want. Just adjust the number of blocks.
The pillow started out as a leader and ender project. The designer, Anorina from Samelia’s Mum, kept a basket of squares and triangles by the machine to use as leaders and enders while sewing other projects (learn more about leaders and enders here). This is a beautiful example of how those often discarded bits can be turned into something wonderful.
While there are no exact instructions for making the pillow, the following article explains how to make the blocks.
Learn more about how the blocks were turned into a 20″ square pillow here.
PLEASE NOTE: Quilting Digest has featured many patterns from vendors participating in the Craftsy Marketplace, most of which have been deleted by Craftsy. It's going to take awhile for us to hunt down new sources for those patterns. In the meantime there are many links to patterns on our site that no longer work. We apologize if this article contains one or more of those links and appreciate your patience while we straighten things out. Thank you!
PLEASE NOTE: Quilting Digest does not sell or otherwise provide patterns directly. We showcase patterns and projects from various vendors, bloggers and other sources. Please make a note of where you access a pattern (the link in the yellow box toward the end of each Quilting Digest article). That way you can contact Support for that source if you have downloading problems or other issues. Thank you!