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Added Oct 30, 2010

by Ralf Schmitz

Berlin, Germany






this is a quilted patchwork pillow with a pattern called lone-star. it is one of the most difficult patchwork patterns but i love the effect it gives, when finished.

it is made out of 3 different christmas prints on cotton and an additional white linen frame. the backside is made out of the darkest of the 3 prints.

the quilting is done, as allways on a layer of fibre fill with embroidery thread in dark green

Material Notes

christmasprints, linen, fibre fill, embroiderythread




Garment Type
Romantic, Vintage
Cotton, Linen

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    Oct 31, 2010, 04.34 PMby domestic-divaonline

    This is absolutely gorgeous! You have undoubtedly inherited some of your mother’s sewing talent. My grandfather used to make home decor similar to this pillow, so this really caught my eye. Beautiful work!

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      Oct 31, 2010, 05.36 PMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you so much! you can not imagine how proud it makes me, to get such a compliment from you! thank you ever so much!

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    Oct 30, 2010, 05.13 PMby shangrow

    Oh my goodness, how tedious! But it looks fantastic.

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      Oct 30, 2010, 07.47 PMby Ralf Schmitz

      what now?? tedious or fantastic. for my understanding of the word “tedious” it could only be one OR the other??

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    Oct 30, 2010, 01.25 PMby janene

    Really special. I love the fabric combo and really admire the time this must have taken.

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      Oct 30, 2010, 03.42 PMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you janene! i love these kind of prints and colors and the time before christmas. it is again and again my favoirte time!

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    Oct 30, 2010, 09.30 AMby laurwyn

    It is GORGEOUS! You are so productive lately!

    I can see all the details of the quilting and you must have put a lot of work in it! And hours… It also looks very very comfy.

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      Oct 30, 2010, 03.40 PMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you laurwyn! as christmas is coming closer and i have many friends and need many presents, yes, i am working a lot but with soooo much fun doing so!

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    Oct 30, 2010, 08.39 AMby libra-s

    Looks like lots of work! But it defenitely worth it, as the finished pillow looks great!

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      Oct 30, 2010, 03.40 PMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you so much libra! i love doing patchwork and quilting so the work was just fun!

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