Good morning everyone! Hope you weekend was a good one. I am over the moon excited to share today’s project with you, a hydrangea pillow.
This pillow is part of an ongoing series on my blog called Paperie In Bloom. Each month, I showcase a bloom crafted from paper, and then throughout the month, showcase additional projects and ideas that further highlight the bloom of the month. This month, I am highlighting the hydrangea.
Today’s featured pillow features 500 petals that were die cut using the new Borders and Hydrangea Sizzix die. After petals were die cut from wool felt, each petal was hand sewn 2 times in each direction (like a plus sign) in order to pucker each flower petal. Afterwards, I attached each puckered petal with needle and thread to a 14 inch round pillow form covered with muslin. Next, I hand sewed the leaves to a 26X26 pillow form covered with burlap. Lastly, I used a heavy duty thread to attach petal covered 14 inch pillow form to 26X26 pillow.
Sizzix Borders and Hydrangea Die (Used my Vagabond to Die cut 3 petals at a time)
14 inch round pillow form for the bloom
.50 yard of muslin to cover 14 inch round pillow form
1.5 yards each of cream and white wool felt for the petals
.25 yard of green wool felt for the leaves
Needle and Thread: White and Green
26×26 pillow form (the bloom is sewn onto this form)
1 yard of burlap for the 26×26 pillow form
Heavy Duty Jute Thread to sew bloom to pillow form
I absolutely love how the pillow turned out!!!! I will outwardly admit that this pillow was time and labor intensive, but so worth it in my opinion.
I have provided links below to previously featured projects in this month’s series below.
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