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Wednesday, June 23, 2010
A Pillow for a Present... Sew What?!!
Okay, I'm not sure how well received a pillow will be by a four-year-old. We'll see on Saturday. I have finally completed the challenge for week three of Sew What (Just a few days late... oops. Can I blame it on Father's Day, or shall I go with my usual--general procrastination?), which involved reverse applique--something I've never attempted and discovered that I love! I have another idea for a reverse applique pillow for my couch, which will include the challenge's extra-credit of making coasters (maybe the extra-credit will counteract the tardiness of my entry...). So, stay tuned for that. In the meantime, here is my pillow with reverse applique, which will be given away on Saturday to...
I followed my brother-in-law's girlfriend's advice and added a pocket to the back. This made for a much better gift for a child, after I slipped in one of our favorite bedtime books.