Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Happy Pillow

Appliqued quilt block,(about 14"), machine quilted.
Thanks to a lovely friend, I have a new pillow for the sun porch.  My friend Emily gave me several pre-cut quilt block kits that she decided not to use.  This one was an applique' block that I decided would look great as a pillow on the porch.  I machine quilted the block onto a piece of muslin (I'm learning to machine quilt on my standard machine) and then used a random fat-quarter of mottled blue for the back to create the pillow.

It looks lovely against the new lap-blanket my mom made for me!

This makes me happy and I think it is pretty as well as functional.  Now to wait for Steve to test it out and let me know if he thinks it will help with afternoon naps. :-)