February 16 ~ Pillow of the Day

on February 15 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 106 Comments

Modern Pillow by Jan, Daisy Janie

Jan made this 20” x 20” floor pillow for Quilt Market. It features her Geo Grand organic fabrics, and an organic cotton/hemp blend canvas. For more pictures of the pillow visit Jan’s Daisy Janie blog.

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106 Responses to February 16 ~ Pillow of the Day

  1. Brenda C. says:

    Gorgeous, need I say more?

  2. Rosa in the Antipodes says:

    The design is fantastic!

  3. katehouk says:

    This is adorable! Love. it.

  4. Audrey says:

    This design has all kinds of possibilities. Very inspiring!

  5. Leslie says:

    This is an exercise in patience. I love the clean look.

  6. Hannah says:


  7. Ariane says:

    I love this pillow!! It’s gorgeous!!!

  8. Rachel Locke says:

    Thats a lot of tiny pieces!! Awesome pillow!!

  9. Barb in MI says:

    Love it! So mnay great pillow ideas on your blog – thank you!

  10. Meg says:

    Great pillow!

  11. Tamie says:

    What a beautiful pillow!

  12. Beth T says:

    Oh my, do I love that!

  13. Ms. Fine says:

    So lovely. I’m not sure I have that much patience–mine would end up looking all wonky in the end.

  14. Jennifer says:

    Great pillow, and GREAT blog!

  15. Joy says:

    I love this design! Very modern.

  16. this is amazing. simple and ornate all in one. love it!

  17. Larici says:

    Quite an unique pillow. I like the balance between the white and the pattern fabric.

  18. Colette says:

    Oh what a FABULOUS pillow!

  19. Paulina says:

    I loke it very much! It’s that sort of simple, chic design that I like the most.

  20. Aniza says:

    what a pretty pillow!

  21. Rebecca says:

    its very fun looking.

  22. Jens says:

    I really like this design – I’d like to try a black and white version inspired by your pillow.

  23. Subha says:

    I love this pillow – I am inspired to start my next project! Thanks!

  24. Suzy says:

    Wow! Great design on this one.

  25. SewLindaAnn says:

    That is a really cool pillow. The pillow design really highlights the fabric designs so well.

  26. Sarah says:

    wow, that is lovely! I especially love the vertical stripes’ topstitching- it seems to give it more depth.

  27. Alisa says:

    That’s a different but neat looking pillow.

  28. Ramona says:

    very sleek and modern.

  29. Jenny S. says:

    How Cute! It looks like littlw windows of color!

  30. Lisa Parnell says:

    That is one fabulous pillow. I now have another blog to stalk:)

  31. Stephanie S says:

    Love the pattern in this one!

  32. Jen B says:

    Love Daisy Janie fabrics!

  33. Jacqueline says:

    I think this one may be my favorite featured.

  34. Celeste says:


  35. Kelly says:

    i love this!

  36. Crystal says:

    So graphic and so striking! I love seeing everyone’s unique ideas.

  37. karoliina says:

    so interesting and fresh and yet quite simple idea – great work!

  38. Kirsty says:

    Wow, I really love this one. Great idea!

  39. kathyh says:

    This is my favorite so far!
    Got a holiday on Monday – President’s day – maybe I can put this together.

  40. Joanne says:

    This would be a fun way to use some scraps – love the look of this pillow!

  41. Katrina H says:

    So beautiful! I really love love this pillow. My favorite by far!

  42. MamaBee says:


  43. Marcia W. says:

    Amazing pillow design

  44. Jenny says:

    very cool

  45. Kristin H says:

    What a fun way to use up scraps!

  46. rosie says:

    so pretty…such calming colors.

  47. jm says:

    This is lovely!

  48. Jessica says:

    I really like the design on this one. Any chance there will be a pattern?

  49. that’s really cool – I really like the design!

  50. Super funky!!! Love this design!

  51. Valerie H says:

    So many pillows use amazing texture, and this is no exception. It also looks super soft!

  52. Lynda says:

    I love the colors! I really need to start making a pillow 🙂

  53. Tong says:

    love the look of this pillow!

  54. Sara says:

    I love that the designs of the fabric continues even though it is broken by the white. Beautiful!

  55. Laura Reich says:


  56. Christina says:

    My favorite yer! Thanks for posting it!

  57. Jacque says:

    This would really lend itself to a nautical theme…the little pieces of fabric look kinda like flags or bunting! Sew cute!

  58. Rebecca says:


  59. DianeY says:

    Love how she did this!

  60. Jen says:

    Yet another beautiful pillow!

  61. sharonj says:

    Love this pillow!

  62. Dawn S. says:

    This is so unique. I love it!

  63. Krystina says:

    So detailed!

  64. Susan C. says:

    Love those angles!

  65. corinnea says:

    Love this pillow!

  66. Manali says:

    This is so cute! Love the size as well!

  67. Jacey says:

    That’s a fantastic use of scraps or special fabrics! I love this pillow.

  68. tracy_a says:


  69. Rebecca says:

    So pretty! Think I might just have to make a pillow like that.

  70. Ammie says:

    There have been so many fabulous entries during pillow month. This one has a nice balance of white and patterened fabric. Sweet!

  71. Kathleen P says:

    Oh, this is my favorite so far! I love Daisy Janie.

  72. Kris says:

    Like that geometric statement!

  73. monica says:

    Beautiful design! I love the fabrics.

  74. Maya says:

    That pillow is gorgeous! I love the fabric!

  75. Tara says:

    I love oversized pillows!

  76. Tez says:

    Love, love this pillow!

  77. Anya says:

    Love it!

  78. Erin d. says:

    Very interesting and nice and clean!

  79. beautiful! and I love how big it is!

  80. Lori says:

    Oh, that is breathtaking!! I love it!

  81. Wendy D. P. says:

    Wow! Love all the detail!

  82. Amy says:

    I love this design. At a quick glance, it almost appears woven.

  83. patricia says:

    I love Geo Grand…and this pillow, too. Not only is it a fresh collection, it is kind to the environment.

  84. Robyn says:


  85. Mary says:

    Such a sleek and modern look! And perfectly balanced – lovely!

  86. Becky T says:

    this is stunning

  87. Aditi says:

    love this pillow!

  88. Katherine says:

    I love this pillow! Variations on stacked coin quilts are my favorite, and this is especially fun. Daisy Janie is somewhat new to me, and now I’m seeing her fabric all over the place. Hooray!

  89. Suzanne says:

    Those look like little bunting flags across the pillow. Great aesthetic!

  90. Kate F. says:

    Cute tiny pieces!

  91. WandaFish says:

    Wow, this is stunning! I want 🙂

  92. Andi says:

    This is one of my favourites so far! Beautiful!

  93. Jan’s modern pillow is an inspiration! This would inspire me to have a go with some funky scraps too. Wonderful. Judith xo

  94. linda says:

    What a cool design – wow!

  95. Sarah McGrath says:

    I love the pattern on this cushion, it really pops!

  96. Suzie says:

    I love this! It’s like a modern take on bunting. I could definately see this taking pride of place in my house!

  97. Vanessa says:

    How beautiful! Is it normal that I want to do all the pillows that you are showing this month?

  98. Rebmara says:

    I love this pillow!

  99. Lisa says:

    I love the fabrics and the fun pillow of the day. What a creative design.

  100. very unusual. really like that.

  101. Silvia says:

    Love it!

  102. CJ says:

    Such a great modern pillow! Going to the blog to check it out.

  103. Desirée says:

    great, looks a bit like it is from africa!

  104. Cynthia says:

    Very nice!

  105. This is a fabulous pillow!

  106. Rebecca says:

    Great use of scraps!

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