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Apache Star Pillow // Reader Appreciation Week Day #4

Today is day 4 and the last day of Reader Appreciation Week here at Pile O' Fabric. I had a really fun time making these gifts and will definitely do it again! I cannot thank you enough for your support, inspiration, and encouragement. Thank you for spending 2012 sewing along with me!

This post today is really really late, lets just say I am having one of those day's haha. I actually worked on this super long awesome post and did something wrong and did not save it and lost it all, I was pretty bummed. So I shall post the shortened version…

Day 4: Handmade Giveaway Prize

Today's giveaway prize is an Apache Star Pillow Sham that fits a 20 x 20 pillow form. I had so much fun with this pillow. I use EQ7 design program, and looked through a bunch of the stars in the block database and tweaked a few before I came up with this one. I used foundation paper piecing to piece it. Then I quilted it with echo lines about 1/4" apart all over. I used Auifil Threads in 28wt and 40wt. For the back I went a little crazy and just did an explosion effect from the center out, I basically just went with it and had fun practicing FMQ on my Juki.    

Enter to Win

The entries for this giveaway are a little bit different than what I normally do. First you must be a follower of Pile O' Fabric. Using the Rafflecopter widget tell me how you follow whether via RSS Email, RSS Reader, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, or Flickr.

For Bonus Entries

  • Comment on the blog post and tell me what your favorite part of Christmas is.
  • Pin your favorite Pile O' Fabric blog post on Pinterest
  • Pin your favorite Pile O' Fabric Tutorial on Pinterest
  • Pin this Handmade Giveaway on Pinterest (can be done daily)
  • Tweet about the Handmade Giveaway on Twitter (can be done daily)
* Note * This giveaway is open to EVERYONE near and far! If you're a "no reply" or an anonymous commenter, remember to include your email address in your comment so that if you win I can contact you

Previous Handmade Giveaway Prizes

If you have not yet seen the other giveaways here they are…


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