pillowcase: patchworked and hand-appliqued

Added Aug 2, 2011

by keren

Tel Aviv, Israel

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Description

I’m very happy with my pretty pillowcase! I made it using fabric scraps alone. The red and blue/turquoise combination works quite well, don’t you think?

The circles were interfaced separately and meticulously hand-stitched (!!!) to the patchwork “quilt sandwich”. My fingers are not used to so much hand-quilting! Note to self: use a thimble. And find a pattern suitable for machine-quilting! I gave up trying to machine-applique along the borders of the circle perfectly…

For more images and instructions, please visit my blog :-)

Material Notes

cotton scraps, fusible interfacing, zipper for back piece, batting (synthetic)

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Home/Deco
Garment Type
Accessories
Style
Casual, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Aug 5, 2011, 07.09 PMby Marcela Maldonado

    wow! it’s great! must have taken a lot of effort!

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      Aug 6, 2011, 12.45 AMby keren

      I’m glad you like it! It took some effort but I’m so pleased with the result and it only inspired me to experiment more. With two expectant mothers around me I may even make a few baby quilts.

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    Aug 3, 2011, 07.32 AMby libbysharf

    Looks great! my sofas would love pillows like that!

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      Aug 3, 2011, 09.22 AMby keren

      Thanks! I’m happy with it. Alon even specifically asked for one for his house!

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    Aug 3, 2011, 06.04 AMby nouvellegamine

    i love how all the different patterns go together. very sweet!

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    Aug 2, 2011, 01.27 PMby iin

    well made,love combination fabric …

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      Aug 2, 2011, 02.22 PMby keren

      thank you!

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    Aug 2, 2011, 06.40 AMby abendstern

    sooo nice!

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      Aug 2, 2011, 06.44 AMby keren

      thanks!

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    Aug 2, 2011, 04.12 AMby Nessa *

    These look like a great way to use up scrap material, and your hand-stitching is so even and neat – good work :)

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      Aug 2, 2011, 05.42 AMby keren

      Thank you! Yes, it’s so rewarding to find use for the fabric that has been piling up… And it’s nice to make something pretty without my usual “donation” to the fabric store! :-)

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    Aug 2, 2011, 04.07 AMby maricarmenrosal

    Lovely!

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      Aug 2, 2011, 05.42 AMby keren

      Thank you! :-)

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