Can we talk about fabric?  Good, ‘cuz I really like talking about fabric. 

Before last weekend I hadn’t been to my quilt shop in ages.  And you know what fabric I walked out with?  This stuff:  Wonderland by Momo.  (See it here, buy it here or here.)    I know, I know,  it’s been out a few months and I’m just now catching on.  The colors are just so warm and calming and the illustrations are perfectly whimsical.  And I wonder how someone can come up with something so put together in a random kind of way like this. 

I decided to make a cushion.

Wonderland Cushion

It’s reverse appliqued – see the raw edge?  There are reverse applique tutorials all over the web.

Wonderland Cushion


And here’s the back that’s maybe just a
little bit
on the crazy-busy side.

Wonderland Cushion (back)

26 Responses to “Wonderland”

  1. 1 noolygirl June 10, 2009 at 1:11 am

    absolutely GORGEOUS!

  2. 2 Michelle June 10, 2009 at 1:32 am

    Crazy side…I like your crazy side. 😉
    Nice job!


  3. 3 Apryl June 10, 2009 at 2:45 am

    wowo.. thats fab.. I love how the front is almost soothing and calm with that little splash of colour and the back is vibrant and mad.. fab!

  4. 5 Aunt Spicy June 10, 2009 at 4:19 am

    Both pillows are fabulous! I started Christmas stockings that are reverse applique and love them!

  5. 7 becky June 10, 2009 at 7:45 am

    Not at all crazy/busy. I love it.

  6. 8 Kashoan June 10, 2009 at 9:05 am

    Nice! I love all the colors! Its crazy busy cool!

  7. 9 Carolyn June 10, 2009 at 10:40 am

    Beautiful! How do you make such perfect circles? Mine are all wonky, and never look anywhere as neat as yours.

  8. 11 susan @ tickled paisley June 10, 2009 at 11:39 am

    Love it! Wonderland is one of my favorite collections out there. I’ve got some charm packs ready to go for a small quilt.

  9. 12 sara June 10, 2009 at 12:55 pm

    Love it!
    I just made a crazy nine-patch lap quilt out of wonderland, and am LOVING the whimsy of it!

  10. 13 Candice June 10, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    I love your cushion…so spunky! 🙂

  11. 15 Adrienne June 10, 2009 at 8:40 pm

    OOOhhh but I ((love)) crazy 😉

  12. 16 Melanie June 10, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    Yeah,it’s great stuff! 🙂 I’m also excited about her next line coming out!

  13. 17 Andrea @ Hatch June 11, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    I LOVE that fabric. And the pillow is perfect. I just might have to steal that idea!

  14. 18 Theresa June 11, 2009 at 5:16 pm

    Swooning over the MOMO pillow. Nice job!

  15. 19 Button Garden June 11, 2009 at 10:40 pm

    Oh my gosh I LOVE your blog! I was on How To Be A Woman and found a link here, glad I did! Those cushions are so dang cute! I’m going to subscribe and add you to my blogroll for sure! Would appreciate it if you check out my blog too, maybe there’s a craft idea you will like 🙂

  16. 22 Tara June 14, 2009 at 7:59 am

    Fabulous job with the pillow. You are an inspiration to me!

  17. 23 Kristi June 14, 2009 at 1:17 pm

    I love the back!! I love lots of color – it’s so sweet with the ties, too!

  18. 24 debbie June 16, 2009 at 10:03 am

    Both of your pillows are gorgeous. Very appropriate designs for the fabrics used. Clever styling.

    Love the Wonderland stuff. Had my eye on it for a while. Just don’t know what to use it for. Pillow was perfect.

  19. 25 iru June 17, 2009 at 4:51 am

    im loving your crazy side, absolutely fabulous!!
    your blog is gr8!!

  20. 26 Tiff@ThreePeas June 22, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    I’m a sucker for mushrooms. What cute print! I’m going to have to get some!

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Well, crafting is my apple. It’s what I do to maintain my sanity while taking care of my family. I homeschool my three boys, ages 14, 15, and 16), am a quilter, a bagaholic, and pattern designer.  Oh – and I also like taking pictures.

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