Friday, May 28, 2010

Vintage Quilted Pillow

This was one of the vintage sheet FQ's I received in my swap box last week. I was instantly drawn to this particular piece and decided to turn it into a pillow for my living room couch.

I just sandwiched the FQ, did simple meandering quilting on it, cut it down to size, and sewed it to the backing.

For the back of the pillow I used a men's dress shirt. The buttons make for easy removal of the cover whenever it needs a wash. I probably could've made the cover a teensy bit bigger as the buttons pull a bit, but I'm not fixing it.


  1. i love this...the fabric is so pretty

  2. I love the idea of using an old shirt for the back. How clever!



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