This is the Falling Starburst Pillow! Here's a little snippet from Fat Quarterly of what I had to say about this little pattern and the inspiration behind it... "Fall is my favourite time of the year - Thanksgiving, my birthday, halloween, crisp cool breezes, amazing colours, pumpkin everything, and hot apple cider! What's not to love? My fall inspired pillow pattern aims to reflect the natural and simple - but glorious - beauty of fall with a mix of hand piecing, hand quilting, and natural linen."
The fabrics used for this pattern include a mix of natural linen and prints from Denyse Schmidt's Flea Market Fancy, Tula Pink's Parisville, Oliver + S's City Weekend, and Joel Dewberry's Aviary. I used #8 Perle cotton in golden yellow and deep crimson shades for the hand quilting.
This very special "Fall-Inspired" issue of Fat Quarterly is available as a PDF-download on the Fat Quarterly website for a very special price too - only $5! Woot! This issue includes four quilt patterns, four bag patterns, and five other patterns - including my pillow (of course!) and a new xStitch pattern from the folks over at The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery!
So what do you guys think? Do you like my little pillow? Would you like to stitch one up for yourself? This is a great pattern for curling up under a quilt to stitch, maybe while watching the BBC, and sipping some peppermint tea - I know, because that's what I did when I was making it *wink*!
Head on over to the Fall Inspired page at Fat Quarterly if you so desire! And don't forget that if you make something from this pattern you can post pics in both the Fat Quarterly and Miss Print groups on Flickr!