Monday, August 9, 2010

The Four Pillows

Here is a picture of all four "Amazing Matrix" pillows finished! Don't they look amazing? Thanks to Jennifer Manuell for her fresh take on the inch mat, these four beauties are complete and look wonderful on our leather sofa and love seat.


I don't keep all four on one piece - this was purely for the photograph. There are two for each piece and they sit against the arms versus the back.

As usual, the finishing was the true test of endurance.  As it was so warm for so long, it was hard to even think of holding layers of hooked wool and ultra suede on my lap. But a cool, rainy day presented itself and it was the perfect opportunity to finish the final two.

Of the many hooked pieces around the house, these pillows seem to attract the most attention.
Everyone wants me to make them one.  There may be a couple of gifts looming in the fall.

But a couple of other projects in the queue to finish first.

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moosecraft said...

Very kewl! And, send some rain this way... we really need it! :-)

Tony Latham - totally-hooked.blogspot.com said...

Hey Wendie,

Really beautiful!
I love seeing all four of your pillows on the leather sofa - lovely!

Congrats to you for your perseverance!!!

Tony

Orange Sink said...

What a beautiful job on those pillows! No wonder they get all the attention! Very classy!
Cathy G

Kim said...

Wow they are gorgeous. Very stylish. Did you dye the wool yourself? The colors are perfect.

Alice ~ Folk Art Primitives said...

They look wonderful! Perfect for your leather furniture! The colors are bright yet have a softness to them ~ very nice!!

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debra said...

Love these pillows--love, love, love them!!!