Today’s tutorial is from another pillow grouping I made for Bobette. Two floral pillows with 1/4″ piping made from the same fabric and an adorable plaid pillow featuring a center fabric covered button and a pleated corner flange.
Several years ago I accidentally discovered the fact that you can create some pretty amazing designs by playing around with stripes.
I was working with a large piece of fabric that featured a big bold stripe. As I tossed it aside, I noticed it folded in on itself to form a cool pattern. I started playing around with the fabric that eventually ended up being pillows for a boy’s bedroom room and game room.
Of course, manipulating stripes is nothing new – I see it all the time in quilt patterns – but it was new to me!
Recently, I had the opportunity to play around with a bold stripe again. This time using a bright pink stripe for Bobette’s living room. Continue reading →
I recently had the opportunity to make a baby duvet cover for a client’s grandaughter as she progressed from her crib to a toddler bed. The large scale floral was used as part of the crib bedding so we carried the pattern over to the duvet cover adding solid orange, green & fuchsia to the mix.