I’m pretty sure every spring I make a new bunny pillow! Throw pillows are such a fun way to get your fabric fix! I can’t get enough of these adorable bunny faces! This new fabric line designed by Melissa Mortensen of the Polka Dot Chair is called Wonderland from Riley Blake Designs.
I kept the pillow design simple so the bunnies would be the focal point! If you have about 30 minutes, you can make one too!
1/2 yard Bunny Main Print
1/8 yard accent strip
1/4 yard second accent strip
20″ x 20″ piece of fabric for the back
20″ pillow form
accent trim, optional
First get out your fabrics and have your cat roll all over them 🙂
Next, cut the fabrics according to the above measurements. Using 1/4″ seams, sew the pieces together and press seams in one direction.
Baste the pillow top to a piece of batting and quilt straight lines every 3/4″. After it is quilted, trim the pillow front so it measures 20″x20″. The reason we made it 21″ to begin with is because it can shrink a little when quilting. This way we get an exact 20″ square. From this point you can finish the pillow how ever you want. I basted some neutral color trim onto the pillow front.
I always finish my pillows by inserting a zipper in the back of the pillow. You can choose the invisible zipper method (here) or the exposed yet covered up zipper method (here). I added a piece of lace to cover the zipper. I love the pink hounds-tooth on the back.
Guess who also loves this pillow?
The back of the pillow is almost cute enough to stand on its own!
I love the texture the straight line quilting gives the pillow!
I love bunnies and I love spring!!!