2 Pretty Pillows

I’m planning on making a bunch of these for my Spring Shows…but I wanted to make these more Christmassy ones to submit to magazines for next holiday season (crazy, I know!) I’m really loving the linear quilting on the background, how it contrasts with my free motion machine sketching.

We had a gloriously sunny, chilly day here, so I traipsed out into my backyard chasing shadows and got some halfway decent pictures:

I had some fun learning a new to me method of adding a flap to cover the zipper:

It’s vacation week, and I’ve got lots to do! I hope I have a lot to share with you!

7 Responses

  1. Candy, I just wanted to let you know how good you were on the episode of Quilting Arts! Showing how to make your messenger bag was generous! I enjoyed the segment very much.

  2. Gorgeous pillows! And as I just got signed up for your emails I wanted to tell you that I am so excited about the retreat – I can’t get out to your coast, but hopefully someday there will be one closer to me (Ohio). Let us readers know how your non-Christmas-y pillows turn out 🙂