February 14 ~ Pillow of the Day

on February 14 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 64 Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Gathered Heart Pillow by Vanessa, V and Co.

Vanessa writes, “This pillow is super fast and easy to make, perfect for a little girl’s room, or for the holiday season. Wherever you place it, it will bring a little bit of color and texture and will be wonderful to look at.” Vanessa has a tutorial for this pillow on her blog. She also writes that you can find more patterns in her shop.

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64 Responses to February 14 ~ Pillow of the Day

  1. Karyn says:

    Shortly after I saw this post, I saw a tutorial for creating an inset heart with finished edge at pickupsomecreativity.blogspot.com. Like Chris, I am inspired by Vanessa’s pillow, and I can’t wait to combine these two techniques.

  2. Beth T says:

    So sweet. Who wouldn’t love this?

  3. Jessica says:

    So sweet!

  4. Susan says:

    Very sweet!

  5. Kelly P says:

    So beautiful! Now if I only had a little girl to make this for. . .

  6. Love the texture in this design, great idea.!

  7. Mary says:

    White is the perfect color… it makes everything around it look twice as appealing. This pillow is the perfect example!

  8. mims says:

    cute pillow. and i love the snowdrift ruffle pillow tutorial on her blog too!

  9. Simply beautiful!

  10. Marcia W. says:

    I like V&Co’s blog and this pillow is just the cutest

  11. Joy says:

    Very sweet…thanks for the tutorial!

  12. Emily says:

    Super cute.

  13. Jacque says:

    What a cute pillow to make for a special valentine!! I’m headed to her blog now!

  14. Alisa says:

    That is a super sweet pillow.

  15. Heidi Anderson says:


  16. Suzy says:

    Cute idea for valentines!

  17. Kelly Sas says:

    What a wonderful pillow for Valentines Day, but yet perfect for ANY day!

  18. sara says:

    love this pillow – so sweet!

  19. kathyh says:

    Very sweet.

  20. Melissa says:


  21. Cat says:

    super cute

  22. really nice – there is something about red that just makes my heart sing!

  23. Valerie H says:

    I love the fabric for the heart! Stunning.

  24. Stephanie S says:


  25. Sara says:

    I love this pillow!

  26. Kathleen P says:


  27. Tiffany says:

    I love the white and red. The white would never stay clean in my house though.

  28. Bethany says:

    so pretty and elegant!

  29. Joanne says:

    Very cute pillows!

  30. Genevieve says:

    This is such a beautiful pillow!!!


  31. Crystal says:

    The samples just keep getting better and better! These are adorable!

  32. jm says:

    Love the heart pillow!

  33. Meg says:

    Very sweet!

  34. Anya says:

    Cute! Thanks!

  35. Cynthia says:

    I love it! So pretty.

  36. Rebecca says:

    So sweet!

  37. CJ says:

    Love the gathers to give it some texture.

  38. Dawn S. says:

    I love these pillows! I made a bunch of them and they’re cuddling on my couch right now! 🙂

  39. JennE says:

    These are beautiful. I am making the ruffle one for my daughters new room. Thanks!

  40. Chris says:

    Love this design. I already made one, and it’s happily on my couch.

  41. Jacqueline says:

    Couldn’t be any more perfect for today.

  42. Robyn says:

    so cute!

  43. Krystina says:

    Aw, it has been said today, but perfect post for today!

  44. Cat says:

    I think I’m in love… Thanks !

  45. Rebecca says:

    Love the ruffled pillow!

  46. SewLindaAnn says:

    Love the gathered heart!

  47. Susan C. says:

    How perfect for Valentine’s Day!

  48. Maya says:

    The gathered heart pillow is very cute. I like the reverse applique technique.

  49. Sarah says:

    That is beautiful and actually much simpler than I thought it would be!

  50. Tong says:

    very cute!

  51. Blossom says:

    Very cute pillow!

  52. kelli says:

    I bookmarked this right away when I saw it on Vanessa’s page. It’s so cute and simple. What could be better!

  53. Sara says:

    Gorgeous and girly!

  54. Suzie says:

    Aw, perfect for Valentines Day!

  55. Tara says:

    This is just precious!

  56. Lori says:

    So sweet!

  57. Becky T says:

    so pretty

  58. Andi says:

    Cute! I like the ruffled one behind it, too. Happy Valentine’s Day!

  59. linda says:

    Very cute pillow…I’m wondering which ones of this whole series I will be making…so many fabulous options!

  60. Catherine says:

    Pretty pillow & I like the photo styling, too! 🙂

  61. Vanessa says:

    I love this one. I was planning to do it for today actually.

  62. Cass says:

    Cute pillow. I love the heart! 🙂

  63. Sarah McGrath says:

    Very appropriate!

  64. Desirée says:

    oh how sweet is this, i am going to check her blog!

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