Happy Wednesday! For most of us, this is the last work day of the week [can I get a WOO!]. Also for most of us, it's WIP Wednesday ;)
I'm currently working on a pillow for myself and my two sisters.
For me: a present block in green, because I needed a pop of green on my couch. I'm very traditional when it comes to Christmas decorations, so you won't find any aqua or pink at my house as a main color. Not that I don't think it can look nice, but I like more traditional color schemes and motifs because it reminds me of my family.
I didn't use a pattern, I just made it up based on what size I wanted my pillow cover to be [18"]. Fabrics are a Cotton Couture solid that was on sale at Fat Quarter Shop for like $4/yd [!!!], Riley Blake La Creme red dots, and a Children at Play gingham. I started quilting last night, remembering my promise to myself to try new quilting designs.
For my younger sister Robyn: a gingerbread man! This was on her request. I used one man from the block from last year's Fat Quarter Shop Deck-ade the Halls quilt. This top is 16" once I added some borders. Fabrics are another Cotton Couture solid, two light green prints from the Basic Grey charm pack from yesterday's projects, and a light aqua snowflake print from Basic Grey's Jovial line. I've quilted the background of this guy with swirls.
My older sister Rachel is getting a snowflake-inspired pillow that hasn't been started yet. I really really hope I'll be able to pass these pillows out tomorrow, so I guess I better get to it!
Have a safe, delicious, and happy Thanksgiving!
*Linked with WIP Wednesday