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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Squares with Heart Pillow

I discovered a fun new challenge this year that I am going to participate in over at Persimon Dreams.
Becky over at Solar Threads inspired me to join this challenge.  She made a beautiful quilt with batiks.
Squares with Heart Pillow

Squares with Heart Pillow is for the first challenge.  In this challenge the inspiration was Square in a Square.

 My inspiration was the log cabin. I've been busy making wonky log cabin blocks and having a blast. I made this a little wonky and quilted it even a little wonkier. There is a square in every square with a little heart boxed in. I've never made a pillow before and wanted to challenge myself with that. I finished it so that I can remove it off the pillow to wash it or change it..  It's a 14" pillow.

Squares with heart pillow2

Squares with heart pillow back
Pillow Sham Back

I'm excited to challenge myself with Project Quilting - Season 4. I hope to work it in...

Project QUILTING Season 4

What are you challenging yourself with?

Linking up with:

Richard and Tanya Quilts


LilyWhite said...

Adorable! Will you link this up to our blog hop? I know our readers would like it as well!

xoxo, Jordan

Marcia - Crafty Sewing and Quilting said...

Love the little heart in the square - so sweet! Beautiful fabrics for your squares -- go together perfectly!

Connie Kresin Campbell said...

Beautiful pillow, I like your wonky squares!

Carla said...

Great pillow. Love the quilting! Very effective.

Becky said...

Love the pillow! Thanks so much for the blog love!! I had a blast doing Project Quilting last year! Great to hear from another chic in the sticks, although our town is about 15,000, but I moved from a house about 2 miles away from a town of 900 :-).

Sarah Craig said...

Oh, I love this!! What a fabulous idea!!! Whoop whoop!!

Stella Nemeth said...

I saw the pillow on the challenge space and could not figure out how to leave you a comment. I think it was a wonderful entry. And extremely creative.