Monday 25 April 2011

Pickledish Pillow

Happy Easter!

I finally finished my Pickledish pillow, which thanks to Aneela's clear tutorial came together smoothly with minimal stress.  Actually, I went about the pillow a little backwards: I knew that I wanted to use the Cosmo Cricket  "Early Bird" for the backing, so I chose the fabrics for the front to coordinate with it.  I  hand quilted the background with #8 perle cotton in ecru.  The back is a simple envelope closure, and the cherry binding is also from Cosmo Cricket's "Early Bird" collection.  

I couldn't resist including Pipi, one of my favorite Japanese pigs!

I think it's fun that there are two different toaster fabrics : the "Early Bird" toasters and the Robert Kaufman "Metro Cafe" toasters. 

A little peeping monkey...

The backing which inspired the front.

I love the Michael Miller "Jiggle" jelly fabric. 

I am entering my pillow in this month's Blogger's Pillow Party over at Stitched in Color.  Go check out all the great ideas!


  1. Great job with the curved piecing!

  2. This is SO great! I love it! The chosen fabric, the quilting, and your beautiful piecing are all just perfect together! :)

  3. So many fun fabrics here. Thanks for joining in on the Pillow Party!

  4. Ooo, nice! The binding was a really nice addition. Love all the fun fabrics you used. :)

  5. Wow!! Lovin' that Cosmo Cricket fabric! The design is awesome! Love it! :)

  6. This pillow is awesome, by the way! I'm a new follower :)