February 19 ~ Pillow of the Day

on February 19 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 52 Comments

Oregon Pillow from Richard Rothstein Needlepoint Pillows

This handmade, hand-embroidered Oregon Pillow is just one of the hundreds of needlepoint pillows offered for sale from Richard Rothstein. Can you find your state?!

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52 Responses to February 19 ~ Pillow of the Day

  1. Yzobela H says:

    That is so amazing – incredible detail. I love!!!

  2. Rebecca says:

    fun in a retro whimsical way 🙂

  3. Mary says:

    The needle-work on this pillow is amazing! Completely impressed!

  4. Kati M says:

    Wow! Way fun!

  5. Krystina says:

    I just tried hand embroidery for the first time on Saturday. This is so inspiring!

  6. Jacque says:

    These are so great! Must have been lots of research for each pillow…the South Carolina one is spot-on!

  7. WandaFish says:

    Fabulous needlepoint – everything looks fun these days!

  8. Rosa in the Antipodes says:

    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!! Beautiful

  9. monica says:

    All done by hand? That is amazing! It would take me years to do all that.

  10. Maureen says:

    What an exciting pillow.

  11. Marcia W. says:

    Interesting idea for state pillows – looks fun.

  12. Samantha says:

    love LOVE iT!

  13. Valerie says:

    These pillows are actually made by a company called catstudios (website http://www.catstudio.com ) and they also have a line of tea towels, glasses, etc. Check them out — they are all amazing!

  14. Rebecca says:

    Neat idea.

  15. Cat says:

    s colourful ! and endless possibilities too ! thanks

  16. Joanne says:

    Love embroidery work – very nice

  17. Carrie L says:

    Very fun!

  18. Jana says:

    I wish the state pillows were kits, that would be really fun to do!

  19. Erin d. says:

    Wow, the detail….this is something i would buy and never attempt to recreate! Texas all the way 🙂

  20. Colette says:

    oh wow, this is gorgeous!

  21. Rohaise says:

    What a wonderful cushion! I love it.

  22. Desirée says:

    what a lovely piloow again, look likes doodling! lovely!

  23. Melody says:

    The Kansas pillow has almost all of our points of pride!

  24. Mandy K Court says:


  25. priti says:

    wow….I am blown away with the detailing!

  26. Jennifer says:


  27. Kelly P says:

    Wow! These pillows are amazing!

  28. Sherry J says:

    awesome pillow , do you have one for Kansas?

  29. Tong says:

    this is so cool!!

  30. Rebecca says:

    This would be a great way to remember a big family trip! What a lot of detail!

  31. Wendy D. P. says:

    Wow! look at all that detail!

  32. Sara says:

    Wow, that is an enormous amount of work. Beautiful!

  33. Tiffany says:

    Nice. All my family is in Oregon, except me that is.

  34. kathyh says:

    How can you top this pillow? I love it.

  35. Connie Jagolinzer says:

    Love these pillows!

  36. Gail C says:

    Wow gr8 pillow.


  37. Rebmara says:


  38. Sarah says:

    It is amazing to me what beautiful, inventive things people can do with needlepoint these days!

  39. Crystal says:

    What a wonderful example of detailed hand work! I love the black piping that sets it all off.

  40. Anya says:

    Very nice!

  41. Andi says:

    This is a fun pillow – and so colourful!

  42. jm says:

    Wow, that is an amazing pillow!

  43. CJ says:

    ADORABLE pillows! I went and looked at a few of them. My daughter and I were ooohing and ahhhhing over the Seattle pillow, pointing out all the cute things. So creative!

  44. Diane S. says:

    beautiful pillow-all the pillows this week were great!!

  45. SewLindaAnn says:

    The pillows on the web site are breathtaking.

  46. Coleen Hauth says:

    I love this pillow, I want to make my own of Texas… complete with Big Tex from the state fair!

  47. alisha says:

    The detail is amazing!

  48. oh wow, this is phenomenal!!

  49. chelsea says:

    Oh, wow, he does one for my hometown!

  50. I have never seen such fun needlepoint before! This is great!

  51. linda says:

    oh wow! i would totally go for one of those westie dog pillows – hilarious!

  52. Kathleen P says:

    Go ducks!

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