Being three years old, he loves dinosaurs. Since he loves the pillow I made for him last year, I thought another pillow would be a great gift this year. With a dinosaur theme of course.
It is hard to believe he is only three, he is so grown up. Here he his telling Santa he wants "dinosaur trucks" for Christmas.
I used some green material I bought at the thrift store, some batting, and a standard pillow. First I cut nine squares 9" by 7". I embroidered dinosaurs on eight and did applique on one.
I sewed them together with a 1/4" seam. Then I sewed the batting to the back of the designs by stitching in the ditch through all the squares. I also sewed a piece of fabric over the batting to seal it in.
Making these pillows which are like miniature quilts is good practice for when I decide to make a full-size quilt.
The pillow can easily be removed for washing since I sewed two pieces to make the back and serged the seams so the inside would look good.
I used my White sewing machine and my Janome embroidery machine for this project.
It will be fun to see Chase's face when he sees all the dinosaurs.
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