Roly Poly Owl Pillow Tutorial

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Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

I think this is my favorite pillow…..this week. This Roly Poly owl definitely makes me think of Fall.

A couple of weeks ago Mary from The Tulip Patch had a tutorial showing how to make a cute owl with the AccuQuilt GO! Baby and 3.5-inch Drunkard’s Path die. If you click on her link you can see how she made it.

Roly Poly Owl Pillow Tutorial

Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

I added a 1.5-inch strip of batik to the block and then grabbed out some of my neutral-colored string blocks.

I pieced some string blocks and then I cut 2 blocks on the diagonal and added the pieces on each side.

Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

Add them to all 4 sides of your owl block.

Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

Isn’t he a cutie!

Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

I ended up with a 13 inch block and then added a 3.5 inch border to give me a 19 block.

Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

I recently bought the Tattered Leaves die from Sizzix and cut some little leaves out of batik.

Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

The leaves aren’t very big – about 3.5 inches but have a lot more detail than the AccuQuilt dies and looked perfect on this pillow.

Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

I did an envelope back on this pillow and the finished size is 18 inches.

Roly Owl Pillow

No coordination here – just some fun pillows for Fall. Hope you enjoy them and the Roly-Poly Owl Pillow Tutorial.

Roly Poly Owl Pillow Tutorial

Appliqued Owl pillow tutorial

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19 Comments

  1. He's so cute – made me laugh out loud!

  2. Oh how cute! I love the expression on the face of the roly-poly owl.

  3. The Tulip Patch says:

    Love the owl pillow. I have to say the leaves are my favorite part, though! I love how you made the veining with thread!

  4. Love all your pillows and that's a great leaf as well. I just won a Go Baby. I wonder if those dies will work on the Go…..hmmmmmmm.

  5. Thanks for a great idea – this will a christmas present for a friend who loves owls!

  6. What a cute owl pillow! My kind of project – piecing and applique. The leaves turned out great.

  7. The Thompsons says:

    Sooooo cute! I love it!

  8. Denise :) says:

    What absolute cuteness! Love the touch of the leaves in the corners. Great job! 🙂

  9. Footprints of Peace says:

    It is cute. I just wish I had more time to devote to quilting.

  10. Very cute pillow and owls seem to be so popular right now.

  11. Your owl pillow is a cute one. Fits right in with the season 🙂