Christmas star pillow

October 4, 2013 by Angie

I finally did something with the Christmas star block I made back in July. I made it into a 21″ pillow case. First I added borders to the block to give it a finished look and to make it big enough to cover the front of the pillow form.

Christmas Star Block with Borders

Finished Christmas Star Block with Borders

Finished Christmas Star Pillow

Next I made the envelope backing following the instructions I used for the quilted modern circle pillow I made last year. Then I put all the pieces right sides together and sewed a half inch around the entire thing. I ended up having too much material on the sides so I had to measure and sew again on those sides to get everything to fit nicely. I didn’t quilt this one because I like the simple look it has with just the pieced fabrics.

Christmas Pillow & Quilt and Sookie in her crate

Here it is on our bed with the Christmas quilt I recently finished. Sookie is hanging out in her crate ready to go to sleep for the night.

Christmas Pillow & Quilt

Another photo with the Christmas quilt

For our house, I think the only Christmas project left is to embroider our names onto our stockings, unless I magically find time to make us a table runner. I’ve got several gift projects in the works though so I’ll be crocheting, sewing, cross stitching, and baking right up to the last minute I’m sure!


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