Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Winter Woodland Play Pillow for Fat Quarterly


Fat Quarterly issue 15 is out today and of course it's all about Christmas!
And, for the first time, I have contributed a project - my Winter Woodland Play Pillow.


I have made a few woodland themed mini quilts, some for swaps and some for commissions, and they have all featured trees with pockets. I thought a cushion version would make a nice festive project.

So we've got a wintery tree (a sort of holly/Christmas hybrid!) with some charming woodland animals hiding in and behind it.


Meet Oggle and Rufus. These two feature in a few of my woodland embroideries and it was fun to bring them to life as 3D characters. And yes I know the scales all wrong but we are talking about a 14 inch cushion here!


As in my original woodland (or fairytale) quilts I have embellished the tree top with felt leaves, embroidery and button berries.


I'm a big fan of Fat Quarterly, it is such good value for money as you really do get so many fabulous projects in each issue.
If you are a subscriber then I do hope you enjoy this project, and please let me know if you have a go at making this (unless it doesn't work out very well, in which case keep it to yourself. Only kidding!).
And if you are not a subscriber then head over to the website and sign up!

8 comments:

  1. This looks fun and I am sure my kids would like one made soon!

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  2. Love this Jo! I always love your woodland creatures :)

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  3. I see nothing at all wrong with the scale...nor anything else...perfect! Gotta love those buttons too!!:)

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  4. Those pink snowmen are just too gorgeous!

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  5. This is just soooo cute! Love the creatures and pockets idea, what fun! xxx

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  6. Fun wee idea, and love that the owl and fox have names :oD

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