Tag Archives: Pillows

First Finish of 2014

A few years ago, TFQ gave me a tea towel which I thought was too pretty to cover with kitchen yuck. i really liked the motifs, which echo,in shape, if not color, the Tarts Come to Tea. It hung over … Continue reading

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NSGW Pillows

I was back in pillow hell on Monday, except that it wasn’t really hellish. I made four pillows using embroidery panels my SIL and I created on her embroidery machine when I was in Maryland/DC last year. My part in … Continue reading

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Visiting

As I have mentioned around the web, I was on the East Coast last week. I don’t like to announce the fact that I am going to be gone, so I apologize if anyone was confused. I was at a … Continue reading

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Finished: More Pillows

These pillows have been languishing in my fabric closet for so long they weren’t even on my WIP list. They were yelling at me very loudly on Saturday after I finished the Teacher Pillows. I was inclined to work on … Continue reading

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Finished: Teacher Pillows 2011

Whenever I finish the Teacher Pillow Project, I always feel a little sad. This is even after ripping half my hair out and spending way more time than I wanted in the process. Crazy, I know.Somehow the end result of … Continue reading

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Teacher Pillows 2011 Progress

I will be glad when this project is done. I wanted to finish last week, but there was too much going on. I thought I could make some progress this past week in the evenings. No joy there either. Today, … Continue reading

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Raffle Pillows

I explained the whole deal about these pillows a few days ago. Last Friday I needed to clear off my sewing table (do you see a theme of Spring Cleaning here again?) before I did anything else. The pillow tops … Continue reading

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Pillow Time Again

This is the first first of a series of pillows I will be making over the next month. My DH is an executive board member for a California organization called the Native Sons of the Golden West. In addition to … Continue reading

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2010 Teacher Pillows

Yes, it is Teacher Pillow time of year. I had resolved to not leave it until the last minute, but being in bed with a nasty virus for over week did not assist me in my resolve. I made one … Continue reading

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Auction Throw Pillows,

My DH is an executive board member for a California organization called the Native Sons of the Golden West. In addition to supporting the preservation of California history, they raise money to help people suffering from facial deformities such as … Continue reading

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Thinking about Throw Pillows

Some years ago I took a pillow making class at the Sewing Workshop. Sewing Workshop classes are fabulous: thorough, and inspiring. I am sorry to say that, although the class was fabulous (with Linda Lee, no less), the pillows are … Continue reading

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Teacher Pillows 2009 Complete

The four Teacher Pillows are complete. I have one more pillow form, but the Child is being uncooperative about the last drawing, so I may just save the pillow form for next year. I could take a drawing out of … Continue reading

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Teacher Pillows 2009

Yes, I am doing it again. If you want to read the torure from previous years, I have gathered the posts into one search just for you. My goal is to have them done before school ends this year, which … Continue reading

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Teacher Pillows 2008

Yes, I made Teacher Pillows again. I know I am going to get flak for reprising the project that made me so insane last year. This year my timing was off (summer, which, as you know, happens NOT to be … Continue reading

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Teacher Pillows Finished!

The Teacher Pillows are done and wrapped. HOORAY! I found the cute bags at Walgreen’s, of all places. They are so adorable (thank heaven for no boy teachers this year!) that I didn’t feel bad about not making gift bags … Continue reading

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