Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Pretty in Pink

alidiza:Pretty in Pink Nicey Jane hearts pillow
So winter finally decided to make an appearance in New England.  Being trapped inside makes me a bit manic so I decided to combat my cabin fever with a little holiday making...

I fell in love with Cluck Cluck Sew's adorable Red Heart pillow so I grabbed my Nicey Jane stash and started cutting...

and got a jump start on the weekend with some piecing and a Crazy Ex-Girlfriend marathon (thanks, Alexis!).

These hearts go together really quickly.  I couldn't have done this if I'd tried...  sometimes the quilt gods like to show the love;-)


I followed Allison's lead and kept the quilting simple, just stitching along the sashing lines.  And of course you can never go wrong with a striped binding!

I'm still chipping away at my lifetime supply of zippers so I went with my go to zipper closure tutorial by to S.O.T.A.K. Handmade for the back.

alidiza:Pretty in Pink Nicey Jane hearts pillow
And now my foyer is pretty in pink!  Hope your Valentine's day is nicey ♥

Pillow Stats:
Finished pillow is 18" x 18"
Pattern:  Adapted from Red Heart Pillow by Cluck Cluck Sew
Fabrics: Nicey Jane by Heather Bailey, FSDS Rose
Batting: Quilter's Dream Orient.
Thread: 50 wt. Aurifil in  Baby Pink (2423).

4 comments:

  1. Such a cute pillow! Your foyer looks very seasonally perfect! That's what we must do in New England!

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  2. Oh I love that little cushion - in fact so much I have just pinned it!!

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  3. I too love Cluck Cluck Sew's little heart pillow. Great job!

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  4. Love the pillow, and the pink quilt is adorable. I would never think to put those colours with pink, but they look gorgeous together!

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