River Squares Pillows

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River Squares Pillows

I made a couple of brown batik pillows that will go along with the River Squares quilt. I didn’t use the same block pattern. This is more of a log cabin style block that I think I used the remaining 5-inch squares and 2½-inch strips left over from the quilt.

River Squares Pillows

Today I am taking these pillows to their new home. Remember the River Squares quilts I made…..the brown one made from Island Batik fabrics is in LeClaire, Iowa on my friend’s couch and I finally bought pillow forms for the matching pillows. I like to buy them when they are 50% off.

I really liked this quilt hanging in a tree. I also made another River Square quilt in brown batiks that was a wheelchair lap quilt.

River Squares Pillows

I took my pictures outside on the deck…..no cushions on the furniture yet.

River Squares Pillows

I had this fun brown fabric for the back and a border. Builder Bob is building a huge deck and has been in LeClaire all weekend. I am taking the grandkids home Saturday afternoon and then driving up for dinner and drinks and a sleepover so I have this post scheduled to post Sunday morning.

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River Squares Pillows

I’ll be sure and take my camera and show the deck progress and the beautiful view of the river from their house.

The current is really moving on the Mississippi and the pelicans are enjoying a free ride. I could barely get outside with my camera before they were out of view. No fear…..there will always be more. It is amazing to realize that 30 years ago there weren’t any around here.

Pelicans on the Mississippi river

Someone came out on the deck while I was taking pictures……my granddaughter!

Xylah

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10 Comments

  1. Thank you for your clear directions and showing us the beautiful quilts you make.

  2. Love the warm colors that you used on your pillows!

  3. juliehallfeldhaus says:

    Love your pillows.

  4. Daryl @ Patchouli Moon Studio says:

    Beautiful brown batik fabrics that you used! Love the pillows and the quilts.

  5. Susan at TheBoredZombie.com says:

    Lovely! I really like batiks, I should use them more. 🙂

  6. Your pillows are really beautiful. The view on the river is so pretty too. Your little deck sitter is darling!!!

    I hope your day away was enjoyable.

  7. Love the color of the batiks for the pillows Connie (always great getting the pillow forms for 50% off with coupons at Joann's)!!!!

  8. Happy Cottage Quilter says:

    Love your cushions. The colors are so warm.

  9. Pam @Threading My Way says:

    Beautiful cushions, Connie. Love the combination of fabrics.

  10. I remember that quilt. It is so nice and the pillows will be great company for it.