Monday, April 15, 2013

walking into spiderwebs

spiderweb pillow cover

I got a lot done this weekend. This was a mini-quilt that I made just after I finished Jacey's pillow cover. I had basted it and started to hand-quilt with perle cotton but I didn't get too far because the spiderwebs are stitched to a kona cotton foundation and the whole thing is thick and extremely difficult to quilt.

spiderweb pillow cover

I ripped out my hand quilting and decided to make it a pillow cover instead of a mini-quilt. i spray basted with some warm and white and a scrap of kona premium muslin and lightly quilted with white aurifil 50wt around the white stars.

spiderweb pillow cover

I used loulouthi to make an envelope back and serged the seams to make them durable. after finishing i wish i had bound the cover instead. i think it could've used a bit more color, but I do like it as is. the cover measures 16.5" square and will fit a 16" or 18" pillow, depending on how stuffed you prefer your pillows to be. it's listed in the shop.

1 comment:

  1. It is AWESOME. And can I just say, I think of you almost daily when I see your happy pillow on my windowseat. Truly. I love it so much, and it brings a smile to my face regularly.

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