Wednesday, May 23, 2012

DIY quote on pillow #2 + sparkle

question to E. (s-kid #3): 

what do you want for your graduation?

Answer: let me shop on your blog!
(proud s-mom moment!!!)

...And because she learned to knit from very truly yours:
she wanted the ultimate knitter pillow (previously seen HERE)

And she {still} loves purple, even better if it sparkles.

This is the exact same pillow I made a while ago with the quote

And this second time around was even easier because...

* freezer paper CAN BE used again. 
(I didn't know, but when I peeled off the first pillow, I put the stencils it into a folder. I tried to iron it on my fabric again, and... it still worked, and I was pretty relieved, since the tedious part is doing the cutouts)

* the glitter top coat is Pebeo Setacolor silver glitter finish. 
Using this glitter finish does add an extra step and extra drying time (but it's a very NOT- MESSY process, rather than mixing glitters on your own)
First, I painted the quote in all the different shades of purple.
24 hours later, I applied the glitter finish.
24 hours later, I could fix the colors with the iron
...and sew the pillow cover.

I already washed it 
(I always wash something after I finish sewing, just to remove all the fabric dust, chalk marks & co.) and the glitters are ALL there! 
(the picture of the pillow was taken after the wash)

And now it's ready to come with me to the graduation PARTAAYYY!

xox, d.


  1. jajajaa sentence .... very good! The cushion is beautiful

  2. ah i love it its so cute!

  3. You are so AMAZING!! so glad I found your blog <3 all the DIY inspiration :)


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