Thursday, February 24, 2011

Guest Spot

Psst—I'm guest blogging over at Fat Quarterly today. So exciting, right? Head over there for my tutorial for this wonky sunshine pillow. Would you believe you can make it without paper-piecing? It's true. You'll just have to hop over to FQ to find out how.

And if you're not up for making one of these yourself, you can still have this pillow for your very own. My version is for now for sale through Quilt Hope In's etsy store. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to help women and children in Haiti. So you can brighten your day with a quilted sun, and brighten their day with some much needed medical help and education. Can't beat that.

Edited to add: I'm entering this in the Blogger's Pillow Party for March. Fun!

16 comments:

Elizabeth D. said...

Yay!!! I love this pillow, it is so darn cute and cheery! Great tutorial, for sure :)

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

nice pillow..good luck with the tutorial

Becky said...

oooh, very pretty pillow! sigh, another for my to-do list! HAHA!

CityHouseStudio said...

This is so CUTE!
My little girls would love this.
What a creative, cheery pillow!
Michelle

felicity said...

Absolutely aDORable! Hopping on over to check out your tute. Congrats on the guest spot!

AnneMarie said...

Great job Lee! Turned out beautifully!

Katie B. said...

Very nice! Congrats on the guest post. I'm heading over to check it out now!

Ali said...

I'm loving this pillow! I might "steal" the design for one of my clocks.

QuiltyGirl said...

Love the pillow! And congrats on the guest spot. :)

Leila said...

Love it! I just picked up some more Meadowsweet this week - can't get enough.

Emalee said...

Loved the wonky sun and it's great that you can help some people in need by selling them.

Megan said...

Yay! So exciting! :)

Jerimi said...

A gorgeous pillow and a great cause? That's hard to beat. Thanks for sharing!

that ninch said...

How very fun and cheerful that is!

Hazle

Megan Johnson said...

I came across this on Pinterest, but I can't figure out where the tutorial is on the other site. I love this and would like to make this for my daughter!

Lee said...

Hi Megan - I found the post and I've updated the links accordingly. Unfortunately it looks like all the photos are missing from the post. I've emailed someone at Fat Quarterly to see if they can fix it. I'll keep you posted!

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