Saturday, September 28, 2013

And again, a new pillow for Fleur


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Look at these sleepy eyes! The lady had trouble to lift her head for a picture, she really likes her new pillow.

Last week I got these samples at the market, and with one of them I wanted to make a new pillow for Fleur, as she had already damaged the one I made her only 4 months ago.

So I cut squares of 15cm (6 inch) from all the colours and sewed them into nine-patches.

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I could have sewn these, but that was too boring for me. I cut each of them into 4 squares,

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and started moving them around to obtain a new ‘top’ for the pillow.

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Of course it became something else in the end, but it is just so much fun to move these blocks around, and see how different they look. (Pattern is called: disappearing nine-patch)

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This is the result. This time I didn’t use a zipper for closure, but just simple buttons from an old coat.

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So, Fleur happy with her new pillow, and I’m happy because it only cost me 2 Euro for the samples. I’m sure that if I had tried, I even could have found them for nothing, but I liked these, and this way they are worth their money, aren’t they?

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Groetjes, Dorien

3 comments:

Teje Karjalainen said...

Hi Dorien and Fleur! Your new pillow is beautiful and looks soft and cosy! x Teje & Nero

MaxineD said...

What a privileged pooch to have new pillows, and such beautiful ones, so often! Wonderful patchwork Dorien.
Blessings
Maxine

Monique Koomans said...

Wat een super idee, eenvoudig maar super leuk effect!