Wednesday, January 5, 2011

From Sampler to Pillow

Remember this from last September?

Well, I finally finished it.
Completely that is.

The sampler has actually been finished for months now.

And while I was stitching it, I decided what I would do with it.

A pillow.

I thought a pillow would be the perfect something to turn it into.
A pillow for a certain somebodies.
Who happen to live on a certain beach.
Of a certain island.

Certainly the best function and place for it.

PS. This is the first pillow I've ever made. It's really not much different than making a sachet... which I've made lots of.

PPS. Note to self: use smaller piping next time... sheesh!


Marianne@Songbird said...

No don't use smaller piping next time. This makes it look unique and I love it. Love the fabric too! But am in love with the sampler itself.
Great job someone living by the beach is going to be very happy.

Robin Thomas said...

Wonderful idea, beautifully done. but honey, I don't live on the beach! that's okay, I will enjoy it anyway...

Dawn said...

I love it the way it is! It is absolutely Beautiful!!!! Wonderful work!

sonya said...

Are you talking about me? I don't live on an island but I'm going to one real soon! Ha! I love the colors, they are beautiful and so is the piping and the sampler. Great job. Now, you'll have to make more!:)

Tina @ TinyBear said...

It´s beautiful Alisa. Love the stitching.

My Grama's Soul said...

Beautiful the piping!!!!


Diane said...

So sweet, Alisa! Unique too. No one else will have one like this.

Hugs, Diane

amy~ the gypsy chick said...

Alisa, the pillow is simply adorable! I think that you did a great job & i wouldn't change a thing!


Alisa, such beautiful handiwork! Your stitching is divine, and the piping....well, I adore it. The whole creation is perfect. I suppose you might just hand deliver it to the island dwellers and stick around for a while? ~ Angela

Jillayne said...

It's beautiful Alisa - the fabric for the border is just perfect with the colours and style of the turtle - Love it!

Margaret said...

Alisa, your first pillow?!! fab, I do hope there will be many more, I love it! mx

Sandy Michelle said...

This is your first pillow? It's fabulous girl!

charlotte said...

first pillow? well, it's pretty perfect! I love what you did, Alisa! And I like the big piping.

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