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Minecraft Sword Pillow

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Here’s a pillow I made my son for Christmas. I always like to make him at least one handmade present each year. Like most 8-year old boys, he’s obsessed with Minecraft. I don’t get the allure, but it did inspire this creation. Pixelated worlds just lend themselves to patchwork and quilting!

The pillow top is made from 1 1/2″ squares ironed onto lightweight fusible interfacing.  Then seams are sewn vertically and then horizontally leaving you will 1″ squares. This is a great technique for making a messy job look neat. I used mostly Kona cottons for the actual sword with a few prints thrown in the background just to break up the blue.

It was a big hit on Christmas morning!

One thought on “Minecraft Sword Pillow

  1. My little girl is our super fan. I don’t get the appeal either, but I’m going to try this out. Thanks for the inspiration!

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