Thursday, January 3, 2013

Cutest Pillow Ever

Yep.  I love it.

Using up more of my Lecien Antique Flowers scraps.

I found the pattern for the kittens on a blog called doe c doe.  It doesn't look like she's posted in quite a while but you can still find a lot of neat vintage embroidery patterns there.

My embroidery skills are not the greatest but I think it still turned out fantastically adorable.  I picked floss from my stash that coordinated with the fabric.

I added the lace trim at the last minute and I think it was the perfect touch.

I mean what more could you want kittens, mittens, patchwork, and lace trim.

~ Gold Shoe Girl ~

If you loved this pillow check out my giveaway for a birdie pillow cover here.


  1. I saw the title and just had to check. Yep, you were right...CUTEST pillow EVER! And I love cute pillows!

  2. the crochet trim is a sweet touch. vintage victory

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    1. Thank you all!! I have another one in the works - - we'll see if it turns out as nice.

  4. That is unbelievably cute and vintage-y.... I love it!


  5. I gasped! Then I said, "Oh. My. GOSH!" And my husband, who hadn't even seen the computer screen, said with me, "That is SO cute!"

    Cutest pillow EVAH! Pinning it NOW. :)

  6. it really is beautiful! Can you explain to me how you downloaded and transferred the pattern?

  7. I don't have any standard method for downloading. Sometimes the website or blog will provide a pdf and then I just print from adobe. Other times I just right click on the image and copy & paste it into word and then print from there. Once the image is printed I center it underneath my fabric and then lightly trace with a pencil. Usually I use a white cotton so it is easy to see but sometimes I have to hold it up to the window if the fabric is thicker. I am sure this isn't the only way to do it but it is easy and inexpensive way for me.

  8. Thank you! I will give it a try!


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