February 21 ~ Pillow of the Day

on February 21 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 81 Comments

School Auction Pillow by Mo, Lime Gardenias

It’s school auction time, and Mo’s whipping up beautiful pillows featuring some of our favorite fabrics (all but one of these fabrics is from Sew,Mama,Sew!). There’s still a little from Mo’s wonderful Party Dress collection in the shop too, if you’re fast!

There are two days left to enter our Pillow Contest! Create a pillow and enter to win some fabulous prizes.

Comment on any post this week for your chance to win one of these great prizes below, courtesy of Robert Kaufman Fabrics:

1 fat quarter pack of Betty Dear, 5 Kona Cotton color cards, 1 fat quarter pack of Night & Day in the Summer Colorstory, 10 sets of 5 Kona charm packs

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81 Responses to February 21 ~ Pillow of the Day

  1. Brenda C. says:

    Adore the fabrics you selected!
    And the pattern!

  2. Kate says:

    Lovely! Thanks again for all the inspiration this month!!

  3. Joy says:

    I love her plum accents!

  4. Joanne says:

    Love the purple!

  5. Deb says:

    BEAUTIFUL pillow!

  6. kirsten n says:


  7. Beth T says:

    Lovely color choices. Framing it in that deep plum really “makes” it. Inspiring.

  8. Marcia W. says:

    Gorgeous use of color and fabric pattern in this pillow

  9. Jennie says:

    Ooooh, that pillow wouldn’t work in my house, but I love the strips of fabric. Very fun.

  10. Yzobela H says:

    Love those salmon peach olive colours!

  11. June S says:

    This pillow is so elegant!

  12. Tanya says:

    I’m loving the focus on pillows this month! We’re moving to a new house and I’m planning some fab pillows to make it feel like home. This pillow will be reincarnated in some fashion for my living room.

  13. Stephanie S says:

    LOVE the colors of this pillow!

  14. Juie says:

    I love the pillow of the day series. Keep ’em coming!

  15. Margaret says:

    Great use of beautiful fabrics!

  16. Sara says:


  17. Mary says:

    This is gorgeous! These colors are wonderful and I could so picture this pillow as my “comfort pillow”.

  18. Kate F. says:

    Gorgeous! I always loved purples, but I often find purple fabrics too fussy or too little-girl. This is perfectly sophisticated purple.

  19. Kay says:

    Lovely contrast of the purple and pink!

  20. Rosa in the Antipodes says:

    It’s brilliant!

  21. priti says:

    oh love it!
    so creative:)

  22. Jessica C says:

    Beautiful fabric choices!

  23. What great use of fabric in this pillow!

  24. Jenny S. says:

    Love this pillow!! The colors are great!

  25. Laura Reich says:

    Great contrast.

  26. Maya says:

    Beautiful pillow!

  27. Heidi Anderson says:

    Wow, this is beautiful~

  28. Robyn says:

    what a lovely pillow!

  29. kathyh says:

    I like how she arranged the fabrics on this pillow.

  30. Christine says:

    Very pretty!

  31. Katie says:

    That is absolutely perfect!

  32. monica says:

    I just love the color combination, not too busy but very interesting!

  33. Andi says:

    Such pretty fabrics, and I love the solid colour in there too!

  34. Crystal says:

    Love the purple borders to go with the lovely prints!

  35. linda says:

    Wow, lots of lovely patterns there!

  36. nik says:

    Such pretty fabrics, and lime gardenias is a lovely blog too!

  37. Karen Womack says:

    Grat example of how different prints can work together. Fabulous!

  38. Ms. Fine says:

    I like it. It’s really busy, but I like how it flows together. I’m in love with the purple.

  39. CJ says:

    I really like that mix of fabric.

  40. Melissa B. says:

    Love the dark border!

  41. Muireann says:

    This is gorgeous! I love the colours, and the design is great.

  42. Barb says:

    Thanks for sharing another gorgeous pillow.

  43. I love this pillow

  44. Cynthia says:

    Very pretty!

  45. stacey says:

    i just love this color combo!!

  46. delia says:

    Ooh, very pretty!

  47. Brenda says:

    The dark border really sets off the prints.

  48. Desirée says:

    what a lovely pillow, i like the colours!

  49. Mandy K Court says:

    SEW pretty!

  50. Erin d. says:

    I love love love this!

  51. Tiffany says:


  52. Rebecca says:

    So pretty!

  53. Cassandra says:

    So gorgeous!

  54. Paulina says:

    Nice one!

  55. MamaBee says:


  56. ~Carla~ says:

    Oh yummy! I absolutely *LOVE* the fabrics you used on this pillow!!

  57. Kate says:

    Love these fabric choices!

  58. Wren says:

    Those colors make me smile!

  59. Leila says:


  60. Elizabethdx says:

    love it! the colors and patterns are in perfect balance.

  61. Kvossler says:

    I’ve got the flu so I’m not going to get a pillow done, but I would love some new material! Thanks for the giveaway!

  62. Tara says:

    Just gorgeous!

  63. Jenny says:

    so pretty

  64. Pretty fabric colors

  65. Cat says:

    i love patchwork pillows ! thanks !

  66. sharonj says:

    Beautiful pillow, love the fabric!

  67. Jacque says:

    Sew beautiful! I love that plum color, and how it frames the luscious prints!

  68. Jacqueline says:

    I really like the colors in this one.

  69. sook hyun says:

    love the color combinations

  70. Gina S. says:

    I love seeing all these beautiful pillows each day!

  71. Dawn S. says:

    Gorgeous! I have some Sanctuary scraps, this would be the perfect project for them!!

  72. Anya says:


  73. Tong says:

    love the colours in this pillow, so gorgeous!

  74. Jen says:

    Love the green and pink colors!

  75. Krystina says:

    Some of my favorite fabric collections! Beautiful work!

  76. Love the graphic nature of the this pillow and how the solids contrast with the prints!

  77. Tez says:

    I love the plum border and the beautiful prints on this one!

  78. Kell Sas says:

    Each day continues to get better and better with the pillows!

  79. Melissa says:

    oooh this is gorgeous!

  80. Helena P says:

    Gorgeous, the colors on this pillow are perfect!

  81. Vanessa says:


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