2007 November Bonus
Finding Inspiration

Redwork Pillows


I have two pillows to share!

From left to right, the Pleasant Dreams pillow top is fun and easy to do using pre-cut jelly roll strips sewn log-cabin style around a rectangle of white linen.

Think vintage linen napkins that need recycling.   

The motif is one from my Redwork Christmas pattern collection.  But anything could be embroidered or appliqued. 

Next, another example of what can be done with the cozy up patchwork pillow just by changing the colors and theme, and again using a variety of 5" charm squares. 

This time around, I left off the border strips and it fits a 15" pillow form perfectly.  (With the addition of 2-1/2" jelly-roll strips the pillow will fit a 20" form.)

The wreath pattern is an old one I recreated from an 1800's Ingall's motif.  I added the sentiment, but the wreath can also be done without it.  This one and other floral wreaths are available as iron-on transfer patterns from PatternBee; look in the Redwork category. 


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)