Monday, September 17, 2012

Mod Flower Pillow : :

Flower Pop Pillow

Sorry I am late today! Since Friday afternoon, in-between volunteering, movie watching, soccer games, birthday parties, and packing, I have been in a Rock & Romance trance-like quilt making state! I have never been so focused on finishing something in all my days of sewing! I am very excited about this, but I have to wait just a little longer before all can be revealed...

So today, I'm sharing this cute, little applique pillow I whipped up the other day! I was inspired by an applique I saw in either Mini Boden or Johnnie B, and my Stockholm fabric from Contemporary Cloth.

an idea

Since I love combining felt and fabric, making appliques, and of course, pillows. I sewed up this new design to try. I love how stitchy it is. And the aqua, navy, yellow, and grey color combo is always a winner!

Flower Pop Pillow

Right away, it reminded me of one of my very favorite color mosaics from a post I shared back in May!

color inspiration -- Mustard, Green, Aqua, Blue, Grey, & Black

Which I'm sure is why I especially like how the back of this one turned out! Simply Color + my favorite Bryant Park print (sorry, I can't find a source.)

Flower Pop Pillow Back

I've listed it in my etsy, and I'm still deciding if I should make more in a variety of color combos?

I have to say.. I quite like this one with my new sewing chair! What do you think??
 Flower Pop Pillow

Wishing you all a late, but wonderful start to a new week!   Maureen

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24 comments:

  1. I remember that mosaic! Loved the colors then, love them now. The back on that pillow is great!

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  2. Love that pillow Maureen! Miss you, how's it hanging?

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  3. Love the pillow! And the sewing chair, actually. List that, too. ;)

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  5. Oh that is so pretty! I actually smiled when I saw it :)

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  6. I am smitten with this pillow...and always the fox pillow.

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  7. Gorgeous, as usual. It would look right at home on my couch! And of course I love that color palate-- reminds me of our improv chevron quilt!

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  8. Im having to hold myself back. I love those colors but your handiwork is awesome, as usual. One of these days I AM going to make a purchase from your shop!(Acutally, Id have been all over the last fox pillow but it was already sold when I saw your post:(

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  9. It goes great with this chair...... Have a good week. pack and pack ! I am really excited for you.

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  10. I think this design is a winner, Maureen! My vote is for more!!

    - Katlin

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  11. Such a gorgeous pillow. A fun design to combine various materials. I would love to see more of them =D

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  12. Nice pillow! I love your design and the colors.

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  13. Such a cool effect, love the organicness of the design

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  14. oh heavens maureen. i love this so much and i hope you make many more. i think a garden of different flowers would be so fun! xo

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  15. Such a lovely pillow - thank you!!!!!

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  16. That pillow is delightfully eye-catching! I have to agree with you that the back is amazing, the fabrics just complement each other so well. :)

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  17. You know what I love about this one? It's different from anything else I've seen. The colors are yummy and it's just a happy flower!!

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  18. It's such a great pillow. I agree; the color combo is definitely a favorite of mine. And stitchy is a great adjective to describe this pillow!

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  19. It looks fabulous with your sewing chair. I love the pillow in these fabrics. It would look great in other colour combos too, so definitely make more!

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