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Sewing up a Storm

October 25, 2011




This past weekend I dusted off the sewing machine and unearthed some fabrics in my pile and whipped up some pillows.

One pillow was made from another memo I had of Kelly Wearstler's Imperial Trellis fabric in green.

Using some linen I had in my stash I made this:



How I love free fabric samples of luxurious fabric!

Tomorrow I will share another fabulous pillow I made for my daughter's room.

XO Barbara

18 comments:

  1. Gorgeous fabrics. Your cushion with the small piece of trellis fabric is a great way to use up smaller pieces.

    Great idea for the primo pieces I recently ordered from Tonic Living,

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  2. Must be nice to "whip" up some pillows - and they look so gorgeous Barbara!

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  3. Fantastic - I love the inset panel of pattern against the solid linen. Really lovely!

    xo Allison
    Spicer + Bank
    www.spicerandbank.blogspot.com

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  4. Lovely. Great fabric. I am doing a bit of a bedroom refresh and am planning on sewing some pillows...will likely be using your how to posts to guide me through! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. So envious of the ability to sew! Your fabric/colour choices are superb!

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  6. Beautiful Barbara! You know I love the green!

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  7. Love these fabrics. I really need to learn to sew!
    Have a lovely day, Barbara,
    ~ Wendi ~ xo

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  8. You've always got a project simmering on the side, don't you?!! Great pillow...I think it's about time I dusted off my sewing machine :)

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  9. oh, love what you did, talk about fabulous samples! Janell

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  10. Oh Martha... I mean Barbara, you are so talented! I love the material and how you've made a separate panel.

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  11. Love it! And your project for your daughter's room looks like way more fun than mine right now... cleaning the vintage - who knows where it's been - brass hardware was more than I bargained for!

    Can't wait to see tomorrow's pillow!
    xo Sheila

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  12. What an awesome way to use sample fabrics - they turned out great!

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  13. I'm so jealous I need to learn how to sew. Beautiful pillows, great job.

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  14. Barbara, you are SOOOO good! You could sell that pillow you know - for good money!

    Hugs

    Mon

    http://www.splendidwillow.com

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  15. Wow, that is gorgeous!! You are very talented with sewing and make me think I should go uncover my sewing machine...

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  16. The trellis looks insanely good Barbara, and I love the linen you used as a border, it goes so well! Can't wait to see what else you have done, I am so jealous of your skills!! Hugs,
    Nancy xo

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  17. Your pillows are fantastic!


    Mr. Goodwill Hunting

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