Monday, December 08, 2014

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day: Quilted Pillow

For Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day, I am sending one lucky commenter this quilted pillow cover.  It is made from leftovers from a quilt I have been working on this year.  It is a very traditional Jacob's Ladder block and the the color scheme and pattern are borrowed from this tutorial at Blue Elephant Stitches.  It measures 18" square and I've used a 20" Ikea pillow form.  (To save on shipping, the winner will only receive the quilted pillow cover, not a form as well).  It is a whopping 212 pieces, which were aided by strip piecing and Thangles.

I quilted this with some simple straight line quilting, echoing the pattern. It has a dotted fabric on the back with a zippered flap closure.


Here's what the quilt top looks like, made of all of these blocks.  I am in the slow process of hand quilting it with perle cotton.

To enter my giveaway, please leave a comment. To make it interesting for me to read, please tell me what your favorite TV show or movie is (decent Netflix recommendations are especially welcome).  It is not a requirement to follow me to enter this giveaway but I will allow a second entry for current and new followers, simply leave a second comment telling me you are a follower.  To give you an idea of what my blog features, here are some projects I've made within the last year:

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Good luck!  Comments will be allowed for this giveaway from now through December 15 until 6 pm MST.  A winner will be chosen randomly that evening and will be notified via email.  Please make sure you are not a "no reply blogger" so that I can contact you.  International entries are welcome.


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Diana said...

Totally loving Bletchley Circle (on Netflix of course!). It's about a group of very clever codebreakers who solve a crime after they return to their normal lives post WW2.

jbsews said...

How lovely!! We like to watch Poirot and any Avenger movies that come up.

jbsews said...

I just started following you through Feedly. :) Lovely things you have!

MalinisQuilts said...

Beautiful quilt top! These are such lovely blocks.
Hand quilting sounds just so much fun!

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