Work in Progress-Popsicle Pillow

Popsicle Pillow Applique

I took a break from my bigger projects to work on a summer-themed project this week.

Popsicle Pillow Applique

Don’t you love popsicles in the summer?

Popsicle Pillow Applique

For this little pillow, I cut out the simple shapes and tacked them down with a little glue.  I layered the fabric on a piece of light-weight batting before zig-zag stitching around the raw edges.  This is a very informal way to appliqué.  I use it for experimental pieces and for quick, casual projects.

Popsicle Pillow Applique

Popsicle Pillow Applique

Once the pieces were appliquéd, I did a little free motion quilting to complete the pillow top.  (See The Circle free motion quilting tutorial HERE)

Popsicle Pillow Applique

Popsicle Pillow Applique

I will finish this pillow with piping and a simple quilted back…

Popsicle Pillow Applique

Sweet dreams!   (or sweet Dreamsicles!)

Lori

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17 thoughts on “Work in Progress-Popsicle Pillow

  1. Cute popsicles! It’s popsicles year round at my house. For some reason my husband loves them and will eat them one right after another, even in the middle of winter. At least in the summer they are usually on sale!

  2. Love everything about this lovely little project. And thanks so much for sharing all your wonderful work – I’ve learned so much since “discovering you” a few months ago. Best regards.

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