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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

First Throw Pillow!

I kept thinking about a throw pillow using the hexie flowers until I just had to get it out of my system.


Here she is.. my first ever throw pillow attempt!




She turned out pretty good, and ended up fitting the pillow almost perfectly.  A happy accident, believe me!  I just used the pillow as a guide to trim it to size before sewing it together.


I also machine quilted on it!  Except you can't really tell with it stretched onto the pillow, the thread and the fabric are so dark.  But I was pretty happy with how it turned out.  I wish the quilting was more obvious, and that maybe it had another flower on it or something..?  




The back is kind of insignificant I guess, since you can't see it.




But here it is anyway.


Just double folded two pieces for the back and slipped it in.




For now, it will stay on this chair by the fireplace.




P.S.  Look at this super cute pouch frame I found for Rebecca's Pouch Along @ Making Rebecca Lynne.  I love love LOVE it. :o)




I hope? it's the right kind.  Never attempted a pouch with a frame before.  Looking forward to it!


*Linking up @ Things I've Done Thursday.

30 comments...:

sunny said...

Your pillow turned out great! I can see the quilting just fine. I need some new pillows for my sofa, so maybe I'll make hexie pillows too!!

Melody said...

Your pillow is fabulous. Well done.

Pam said...

That's a great cushion. I like the subtlety of the quilting. Well done!!!

love your pillow - it looks great and perfect for the chair. cheers

Maria said...

Your Pillow looks great Kelli.

bichonpawz said...

I love the pillow Kelli! It really looks terrific! I sure wish that I could sew...sadly...I am really BAD at it!

Manda said...

Cushion looks great! Quilting looks good! Goes well with your chair!

Ellen said...

Your pillow looks terrific - great job!

I love the cushion and think the quilting looks great! It's pretty and subtle. I really like the frame too :)

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You did a FABULOUS job!!! Don't underestimate, it looks fantastic! BRAVA! Hugs Tammy

Paula said...

Beautiful cushion and the quilting looks good, and visible. I love that little flower, so cute.

Ooh I love brown and a brown leather chair. Drool! Frame looks great - and yes this is a sew in version. But that is cool...all you need is some embroidery thread and a curved needle and you are good to go! ;)

Bev C said...

Hello Kelli,

Your cushion looks so inviting sitting on that chair,well done. Good luck with the purse kit.
Happy days.
Bev.xoxo

Heather D. said...

The hexagon cushion is lovely! Great work! Also looking forward to seeing your pouch when it's finished.

Brandie said...

Wonderful finish! And so practical too! Just waiting to see your furry baby use it as a pillow!

Jen said...

Love this, I really like the quilting you put on there, you can see it well in the photos! I need to try out these hexagons!

Your pillow is gorgeous, well done! It looks perfect on the chair, I love the hexie and the quilting.

Oh, your pillow is really cute!

Sandy said...

I like your pillow and I can see the quilting just fine. Very pretty!

lm said...

Polštář je moc hezký,zdravím z Brna a přeji hezký prošívací den,Libuse

Love the pillow, especially the double layer hexagons! Great quilting, too!

Dagmar from Germany

Love the pillow, you did a great job! Thanks for the follow, following you back :) Have a great weekend!

Di said...

Kelli, adorei sua visita e ainda mais o seu blog! Seu trabalho está lindo! Parabéns!!! Já estou te seguindo... Aparecerei sempre... Kisses

Looks lovely on your chair. Great job! Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursday.

Melanie
bearrabbitbear.blogspot.com

Your pillow turned out GREAT!! Just beautiful!

Love the cushion - it looks great and I love the way the quilting adds texture but doesn't detract from the beautiful hexagon flower!

Wendy said...

I think the quilting looks great, you can see it really well

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