My OMG/UFO goal for November was the number 2 (drawn by Patchwork Times).
I wanted to turn the Brazilian embroidered piece into a pillow.
To create texture, I free motion quilted around the embroidery.
I was frustrated when I discovered that some of my threads bled a bit when I removed my blue quilting marks with water.
However, I was able to wash out the bleeding with a good soak in Dawn dishwashing liquid. (What a relief!)
The back of the pillow has a hidden zipper.
I am happy with how it turned out!
This pillow is destined to be a gift.
I am linking up with Elm Street Quilts for One Monthly Goal (OMG) and Patchwork Times . Click on the link and check out the other goals for November!
Posted in Motivation, One Monthly Goal
Tagged Brazilian embroidery, cushion, Elm Street Quilts, LCsCottage, OMG, One Monthly Goal, Patchwork Times, pillow, UFO busting, ufo challenge
“Granddaughter, through you I see the future.
Through me, you’ll see the past.
In the present, we’ll love one another as long as these moments last.” – Unknown
This past weekend, I was blessed to have my son and his family visit. The last time that they were able to visit was back in April.
Having my 10 year old granddaughter with me, meant that we could finish her cushion project that we began the last time that she was here.
You can see the beginning of it in this blog post.
A. chose the fabrics, threads, and the applique. She also did most of the sewing (I helped a little bit with those eyes). I simply encouraged her along.
She’s a happy little camper, and I am a proud Grandma!
“A granddaughter fills her grandmother’s heart with rainbows!” -Unknown