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Pretty Pumpkin Pillow

Combine embroidery with silk and wool fabrics to create a cozy pumpkin pillow for your fall decorating.


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Designer: Joan Grenke



14x3" rectangle brown plaid felted wool (basket)
1⁄3 yard tan silk matka, such as raw silk or noil (appliqué foundation, pillow back)
Scraps of assorted orange felted wools (pumpkins, berries)
1x4" rectangle brown felted wool (stems)
2x6" rectangle green felted wool (leaves)
Tan quilting thread
Embroidery floss: brown and tan
Polyester fiberfill
Freezer paper
Water-soluble marking pen

Finished pillow: 15-1⁄2x8-1⁄2"

Yardage and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.
Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances.