Saturday, September 5, 2015

Look Alike Jack O' Lantern Pillow

My daughter sent me a link to a pillow she wanted from Pottery Barn. 



I told her I could make her one. 
I just happened to be at Walmart getting some fabric. 
She picked out which fabric she wanted. 





I picked up a square of black felt for the face. 



I used a blind stitch to appliquĂ© the features in place. 





Chalk came in handy to mark the lines for quilting. 


Once it was hand quilted, the pillow was easy to stitch up by machine.
   

I knew that I didn't want to make the stem like the original.


There was a little bit of brown felt in my fabric closet.
I drew out the pattern and then cut it out of the felt.  


The running stitch on the stem has a naive and handmade quality to it. 





Jackolantern Pillow Pottery Barn Copy Cat

The retail price for this pillow is $32.50. 

ackolantern PillowPottery Barn Copy Cat J

It only cost me a few dollars to make because we had most of the supplies.  

Tutorial Copy Cat Jackolantern PIllow



Isn't it a cutie? 
Katie 











4 comments :

  1. Cute accent pillow, Katie! I think you need to make one more for your sun room. It looks awfully cute in there!

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  2. Wow Katie you are spot on with this copy of the Pottery Barn pillow. I think yours is even a little cuter. Great job.
    Kris

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  3. Oh Katie this is just so cute and clever! It looks great against the ticking.
    I hope you have a happy Labor Day holiday and wonderful week!

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  4. Katie, this is adorable! I'd never know the difference between Thanks for linking up at Best of the Weekend!

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