Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Christmas pillow - star block

Well... this time had to come. I made my first (and probably the last) patchwork pillow. There are/were two reasons why I started at all... first, I wanted to make something for my mum for Christmas, and second... there is an ongoing challenge HERE. As I started I realised that it would be foolish to leave it in the middle of the work, so I finished it. But it wasn't easy. All those small pieces that you have to put together... all those corners which have to join perfectly... I think I'm not good at doing anything bigger than a cup coaster.
But... it's not about me, but about the pillow :)
You can find the instruction how to make such a star block HERE .
I used christmas fabrics, with golden stars, curles and brown reindeers (my cat is always doing the quality check... seems this time he's not pleased):

I did some quilting around the star:

I'm especially proud of this corner... where everything is like it's suppose to be:

some quilting in the middle (star in the star):

and the back (looks very nice for me):

 Maybe you will also try to make a star block pillow for Christmas?

Wish you a nice evening :)


  1. co to za marudzenie? Gwiazda jest śliczna, niesamowite pikowanki i te tkaniny...

  2. rewelacyjna podusia! Kolorki cudowne, pikowanki mistrzowskie i ta piękna gwiazda na środku...

  3. Wow! I love your Christmas pillow! Thank you so much for attending my give away :)


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