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Thursday, June 25 2015

Inside every great pillow is the perfect pillow form. My favourite pillow forms are from Fairfield. Our DCC, Designer Crafts Connection members are having a pillow fight challenge and Fairfield supplied the pillow forms for this fun blog hop!

I have a bench in the front hall which has been needing a couple of pillows. I chose Kunin's Shaggy Felt for the pillows. It is easy to sew and stuff and very soft. A good choice for a pillow fight! :)


You will need:

1/2 yard of each cut by the yard Kunin Eco-fi TM ShaggiChic White, Black
9" x 12" craft cut Kunin Eco-fiTM Classicfelt, 1 White 1 Black
16" Home Elegance Pillow Form Fairfield
Circle Die by Sizzix
Fabri-tac by Beacon Adhesives
Big Shot, sewing machine and matching thread, scissors, pins, measuring tape, ruler, pencil, chalk


1. Cut two pieces each 18" x 18.5" from the white and black shaggi. The nap should run lengthwise with the 18" measurement.
2. Right sides together sew a black piece and white piece for front. For the back repeat leaving a 6" opening in center.
3. Right sides together place the front and black piece aligned. Sew around all four sides. Clip corners and trim.
4. Turn right sides out and insert pillow form. Slipstitch opening shut.
5. Diecut circles in black and white, adhere to front of pillow.

This is a super quick and easy pillow, the shaggi is washable and will continue to become softer with each wash. This makes great floor pillows for the kids from those on play mats to those with dorm rooms!

Get into the pillow fight by clicking on the DCC button in the sidebar to see what the other designers are tossing around!

And for a bonus you can use this coupon! AMYCOUP worth 20% off orders through the month of June on

Thanks for stopping by!

Posted by: Debra Quartermain AT 09:01 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email
Monday, June 01 2015

Happy June 1st! The DCC, Designers Craft Connection starts every month off with wonderful creative projects! This month it is all about Celebrations! So with number 9 and 10 "grandlittles" on the way, I get to be part of lots of fun birthday parties. This sweet grandlittle just turned 5 so her birthday party was themed for her favorite movie. Can you guess?

Every Queen needs a cape so I created this pretty Snowflake cape from Kunin's Eco-fi Felt, some pom pom, "Snowball" trim from Decorative Trimmings , Aleene's Quick Dry Fabric Fusion  and glitter snowflakes. The full tutorial and pattern will be on the Kunin blog on Thursday.

Of course we had to have a "Pin the Nose" on the Snowman game too! :) I made a pocket in the bottom to hold the felt noses. She got her wish, even though the end of May, the east coast of Canada can still stir up some snowflakes and it did for her birthday!

Keep the celebration going by hopping along with the DCC button!

Happy Creating!

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 Magical Mimi to Grandlittles, I love to create, decorate & celebrate. Sharing  joy and inspiration from our 200 year old home, Quartermain House B&B on the east coast of Canada.

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