To be completely honest, this is something I made ages ago but I can finally show you, and it feels so good to be able to do a blog post that is all things quilty.
This QAYG cushion is featured in the latest issue of Fat Quarterly - Issue 18 Zakka.
Unlike all my other QAYG cushions, and despite it being a commission, this cushion is for me. I love it and I'm keeping it. It's alike the song from The Sound of Music - My Favourite Things. Heather Ross, Aneela Hoey, Denyse Schmidt, a kerchief girl, a little bit of Flights of Fancy and a snippet of Farmdale blossoms, some sewing text, etc. This cushion is me through and through.
Add in some perle hand stitching, a corduroy backing and a contrasting zipper, and it's even more in my happy place.
It's been hiding out in my sewing space like it couldn't be used until the FQly issue had been published, or something silly like that. But now it is free to be squished and squashed, plumped up again and tossed around. All within reason obviously.
Sorry, I had to put in another photo, just because I could. So, so happy to be able to show you this one finally.
It's lovely! And it's fun to see all the objects that you fussy cut for each piece of fabric!ReplyDelete
So pretty! RxReplyDelete
It is gorgeous, and like you say, totally you!!!ReplyDelete
Glad you get to keep something for yourself :-)ReplyDelete
It's lovely and very recognisably you!ReplyDelete
It's about time you finished something a mhaw mhawReplyDelete
Your hand stitching is pure perfection.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous and well done on being published again!ReplyDelete
Fun and seriously lovely.. Of course you can't part with this one :)ReplyDelete
Totally worthy of loads of pics! Love it - my favourite type of quilting! JxoReplyDelete
Adorable ...and congrats on the magazine inclusion!ReplyDelete
Very nice missus, was glad to share the other end of the PDF with you :o)ReplyDelete
Its gorgeous, and I think I may have said before how much I love the green cord!ReplyDelete
This is such a lovely pillow, I am so glad you are keeping it for you!ReplyDelete
Fabulous! I'd keep it for myself, too!ReplyDelete
Congratulations and it is stunning! :)ReplyDelete
Very yummy cushion, enjoy squishing it up!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous. I love the fabrics they are full of joy and playfulness.ReplyDelete
It's so pretty. I'm going to make one of these fore me. The last two QAYG cushions I made have been for others and I do need more cushions!ReplyDelete
oh susan the colours are just gorgeous, they make me all happy. And its like a fabric scrapbook of all you most favourite things in one cushion.ReplyDelete
Just stunning! This is so amazing.ReplyDelete