Weekend Project – The Quillow


I love this idea, had to reblog as I’m planning a quillow now for the children. What a great camping quilt for our summer hols.

Check out Amy’s original blog. Lots of lovely projects.

Purls and Polka Dots


This weekend saw a lot of time dedicated to making a Quillow. Possibly one of the greatest things ever to be invented, a quilt that folds into a pillow (I know right? It’s amazing I tell you) is the most snuggly and treasured gift to give. Each one is a labour of love, but are so darn worth it. We call the ones in our house the ‘sleep makers’ because they are impossible to stay awake under… Impossible.

The original tutorial I used was from the wonderful Nova at ‘A Cuppa and A Catch up‘ with this detailed and easy to follow tutorial.


Since then I’ve branched out and tried other quilt top patterns. If you stick with a square block top pattern you can use the above tutorial no-sweat. If you’re trying something different, then just sewing a pocket on the back and lining one side with polar-fleece…

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