Sunday, 27 October 2013

Mini colourful pillows!!!

Back in February and in March, I was experimenting with some oval crocheted table runners, to prepare myself for this big project....

I had fun in playing with table runners, but I didn't know how to reuse my first products, that were nice but not so good to display on a table!!! ;oD

Yesterday afternoon I HAD THE IDEA !!!!!!
Easy peasy my dears : I had just to fold my projects in halves widthwise!!!!!

Follow me.....

...then, I took a hook, some colourful contrasting yarns and I started to sew the 2 halves together using just a row of slip stitches, that formed a nice chain in the front...

....and a kind of running stitch on the back....

This one resemble a heart in its final shape (after filling it with some toy stuffing)....

I sewed even the other one....

....that was completed in a flash.....

this one, instead, reminds me of a horse saddle....!!!!!......

They are ready now for some group photos.....

....and this is their final destination (yes, our sofa in the living room!) ...... be shared with some old friends.... ;oD ......

YIPPIE !!!!!!!!

xxxxx Alessandra

today party link : Craft Schooling Sunday !!!! You are welcome to visit!!! xxxxx


  1. Your pillows look cute and colorful!!:)

  2. haha, what a great idea.
    so colorful, i love them.
    xxo, martina

  3. Love all the bright colours. Really groovy.

  4. These are so cute Alessandra- would make lovely neck support pillows too, no?? They look great in amongst the other ones - well done!
    Alison xx

  5. They look perfect to rest one's head on :)

  6. Oi amiga, adorei todas as novidades do teu blog, também trago novidades no meu blog para ti contar, confira e depois deixe um comentário para eu poder saber o que achastes,abraços do Brasil.

  7. lovely little pillows, they look like they would be very useful to tuck under your neck on a plane! Heather x

  8. They are adorable! Plus, they kind of remind me of fortune cookies!!!

  9. How beautiful!
    You're so clever!

  10. @ Anonymous : thank you !!! I love the fact that the pillows can recall fortune cookies!!!! eh eh eh
    xxxxx Ale

  11. These look wonderful together, your son looks hilarious in red! :) x

  12. The first thing I thought of too was colorful fortune cookies!! Clever!
    Kate :}

  13. Sweet pillows -- great idea! Their shape reminds me of Chinese fortune cookies...


  14. a super fun addition to your fab pillow collection! thanks for sharing on craft schooling Sunday!


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