for the girls

11.24.2010


I had made these for the girls a few weeks ago, and they love them.  The i-spy fabric patches were the remaining pieces left from the pack I started using on this pillow


I tried out free motion quilting again and am really liking it, seems to make quilting a little more interesting, just another option.  I can't wait to wash these up for the first time and see how they crinkle.


And for the very simple reason of being able to tell who's pillow is who's, I hand embroidered their names on a little patch on the back of each pillow.  It's funny, but they absolutely love that part!  I see more embroidery in my future, it's just so nice to be able to curl up on the couch and work on a little project.


Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I'm off to start cleaning and making a batch of Apple Pie Squares!  Yum!

30 comments :

  1. So cute! I really need to get on and sew more stuff for my son…

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  2. Cutie pies and cute pillows Anna! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  3. Super cute! I love the added touch of their names on the back... I can see how it would make the pillows more special to the girls.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you, too!

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  4. Those are great. You really do put me to shame with all of those finished projects. And they're all so beautiful.

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  5. so very cute! LOVE the embroidery!!! Two very lucky little girls :)

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  6. Ooooh! Those are beautiful Anna! I love the names on them too. Great work.

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  7. Great pillows! And such sweet little girls. Your embroidery is so tidy! (btw, my daughters have the same IKEA duvet covers on their beds too.)

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  8. So stinkin cute!!!! I would LoVE to make something like this! Would you consider doing a tutorial??? I am clueless when it comes to patchwork and quilting.
    You rock!!!

    Happy Thanksgiving!!!!!

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  9. Amiga..
    Suas filhas são lindas...
    Parabéns!!
    Os quilwos ficou lindo...

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  10. So pretty and fun! I love your hand embroidery.

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  11. Your girls are really cute! My girls get excited about their initials or names on their stuff, too. I think my oldest loves being able to clarify which is her property.

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  12. They look great Anna, My boys have a couple of pillows that need covers. Just have to find the time to make them. :)

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  13. Those are adorable! I love that you embroidered the names too. And I love the silly faces at the end... they're so cute.

    Have a blessed Thanksgiving, Anna!

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  14. Very cute. I saw a couple of fabrics from my own closet in there! I am working on an I Spy twin sized quilt for my son right now for his bday in January...so fun to use such a variety of fabrics, and though it is in the very early stages, he loves coming to look through the fabrics I have laid out!

    Enjoy your Thanksgiving!

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  15. Gorgeous! Both the cushions and the girls x

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  16. These are adorable!! I can see why your girls love them so much! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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  17. The pillows are FABULOUS!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  18. Those are so fun - I can totally see why your girls love them! I've been pretty fond of embroidery too lately - just seems like the perfect thing for the fall/winter. I have no idea what I'm doing really, but it's still SO fun!!

    Happy Thanksgiving Anna!
    Linds

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  19. Those are really cute pillows! I love the red polka dots border on them. Have a happy Thanksgiving, Anna!

    Ayumi

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  20. they are so cute! The pillows and the girlies! :) Happy Thanksgiving!

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  21. Love these, Anna. I can see why the girls love them. The red fabric with the white polka dots was a perfect choice for the border. Love the embroidered names idea... my embroidery never turns out that well:)

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  22. Very cute idea! I like the 'homie' feeling patchwork seems to add to any room.

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  23. gorgeous cushions. I'm in love with the little wizard of oz squares.

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  24. These are great and your girls are just so sweet :) Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

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  25. I love myself a rectangular pillow. That Wizard of Oz print is a favorite.

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  26. Super cute pillows, and I love the embroidery! I really need to learn how to do that.

    I hope you guys had a great Thanksgiving! (Oh, and Lauren loves looking at the pictures of your girls. So cute!) :-)

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