Pillow Popping!

This one has certainly been a long, long, long time coming.

Although I’ve thrown in a couple of pics here and there I just haven’t had time to write a full post until today….. the day I finally finished, woo hoo!

Here’s a bit of background ………

Before the summer happened my mum mentioned that she might like me to make her a couple of new cushions. I’m not quite sure how serious about this she really was, but after some badgering and persistent pulling out of the fabrics and ‘pillow pop’ she came round.

The cushions (sorry I just can’t call them pillows!) my mum chose were Urban Seaweed and Garden District (currently WIP).

So this is where I was up to last.

pillow pop - squares

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Bloom Bloom Pow Quilt Along!

I can’t say that the past few days have been the most productive in the creative sense, but I can say that I have ‘met’ (is that right? I don’t know!) lots of lovely bloggers through Lily’s blog meet and the Plum and June Monday Link up.

What’s more as a result of all this blog hopping I have found a great new Quilt Along happening over at freshlypieced. I’ve been looking for a bigger project for a while now, but not so big as to be over facing for a beginner like me and this one seems perfect.

It’s called Bloom Bloom Pow…. see:

Bloom Bloom Pow Quilt-Along at Freshly Pieced

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