Spring Time, Part 2

May 18, 2011 at 8:45 am | Posted in Patchwork | 1 Comment

As is my usual mode of operating, I finished the fourth and last pillow cover just in time for the birthday, and didn’t have the time to post about it before the big day. But now that I’m back, here’s pillow number three, crocuses:

Followed by number four, tulips:

The center blocks for both of these were appliquéd just like the daffodils. Things went reasonably fast after I had worked out all the kinks with the first two pillows, but then hand appliqué is never fast and always takes longer than I expect it to take.

And here they are, after the big day, sitting all together in their intended place on my mom’s terrace:


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  1. What a pretty collection. I recognised that the flowers were crocuses at first glance, without even needing to read your post.

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