custom gifts for dad Whimsy- Neckroll Pillow with Ric Rac customized rustic pillow covers

Updated: 2019/09/24 Views: 76

This comfy neckroll is the first of a trio of wonderful Whimsy projects.?Joanna Figueroa's Whimsy collection, for Moda Fabrics, debuted in February of this year, so we've been admiring it now for several months. We fell in love with its softcustom gifts for dad, warm colors and the nostalgic prints, florals and stripes. I even love the names of the colors: buttercup, beach, chocolate and grass are just a few that make me want to lie on my back and look for the bunnies and dragons in the fluffy spring clouds. Joanna's simple line drawings of vintage wagons, milk jugs and chickens are perfect throw-backs to the old Dick and Jane early-reader books. 'See Liz sew. Sew, Liz, Sew!' Our roly-poly neckroll pillow features the Whimsy Wavy Ric Rac design. Neckrolls are great for youself and make a much-loved gift for anyone on your list who's had a hard day and needs a little nap.

Take a look at all the great designs and color ways within the Whimsy collection.

vintage linens

Our Sew4Home regular fans, will recognize some similar construction techniques for this pillow from in our recent Black and White Pillow Pile: Double Flange Bolster.

A BIG thanks to our friends at Fat Quarter Shop for providing us with all the Whimsy collection fabrics for our tutorial series. They have a wonderful selection in stock of all the designs. And they are johnny-on-the-spot with all their orders and delivery. Thanks, FQS!

The pillow finishes at approximately 18" x 6" in diameter.

When working with fabric that has direction, it's very important to watch how you cut the fabric. If this is your first time working with directional fabric, see our tutorial, Checklist: Before You Cut Your Fabric

If you're new to sewing, you might also want to check out these helpful articles:

Pressing &; Ironing: How-To

Hand Sewing: Thread the Needle and Tie the Knot

Contributors Project Design: Alicia Thommas Sample Creation: Jodi Kelly

Other machines suitable for this project include the Baby Lock Grace and the Bernina bernette 46.

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