Friday, July 25, 2014

Tie Dye Pillow

I'm excited to announce I finished my first of four Q3 projects: my tie dye pillow! I used my last fat quarter of hand dyed fabric that I dyed up a few months ago; time to do some more! I'm really pleased with how this pillow turned out and with the fact that it's done and I can start using it! (Sorry in advance for the low quality pictures - took them at night w/ flash).

Original FQ 



Pre-quilting. I'm told this pattern is reminiscent of Ricki Timms' Convergence but I honestly just kind of made it up out of my head.

All quilted and bound - I used a really pretty purple aurifil thread

The back - featuring covered zipper - tutorial here

Stuffed. The pillowcase is about 23" square and shown on a 24" pillow form. I prefer them to fit snugly as the pillows tend to deflate a little with use.

I leave you with one last picture to make you smile: my puppy giving me snuggles while I was hand sewing the binding down


Linked with all the Friday Finish ladies 7/25/14


  1. What a sew-weet finish, Francesca! Lovely job on the quilting and the zipper! Such a super cute sleeping puppy pic, too.

  2. Very cool! I love the interest that the tie-dye adds!

  3. that's pretty neat! took the tie dye to a new level!


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