February 24 ~ Pillow of the Day

on February 24 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 85 Comments

Cross Pillow by Zrinka, FLEKKA Journal

Zrinka wrote a bit about this pillow on her blog. She has an Etsy shop where she sells vintage sheets, and she’ll also offer some of her quilts and pillows (including this one) soon.

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85 Responses to February 24 ~ Pillow of the Day

  1. Cutes says:

    What a Wonderful Creative idea so striking!! Great work you should be proud of your project. I love looking at all the fantastic colors. Thanks

  2. Tara says:


  3. now I would lust have to figure out how to get all those tiny squares to match up!

  4. I just can’t get over the accuracy of these quilted ones.

  5. Alyssa says:

    Love the quilt-likeness of this pillow!!!!

  6. Sara says:

    Very cute!

  7. Gail C says:

    Very nice – I am really loving your pillows of the day. Have now some fabulous pillows to make.


  8. laura reich says:

    super cute!

  9. Kelly P says:

    Ridiculous how much I like this pillow. It’s lovely.

  10. Emily says:

    I totally love this look!

  11. Margie Bennett says:

    Wow that pillow is beautiful but it looks very complicated!!

  12. mims says:

    so cute. where are all these great vintage sheets hiding? the thrift stores near me never have anything cute…

  13. Beth T says:

    It seems crosses are everywhere these days. I like the colors in this pillow; they remind me of a casual summer day.

  14. stacey says:

    a great way to use scraps!

  15. Sherry J says:

    great pillow, like the colors.

  16. Deb says:

    I like this one! Would be so great with scraps!

  17. priti says:

    is this cute or what?
    love it!

  18. Susan says:

    I’m thinking this with the right fabrics would be great for a boys room.

  19. Crystal says:

    This really reminds me of my gramma!

  20. SewLindaAnn says:

    I love that pattern, it lends itself to so many deviations with fabrics.

  21. Kris says:

    I love this cross pillow. I want to make one! It is going on my list for sure. 🙂

  22. Meg says:

    Love this!

  23. Great design for a pillow, would be great in homespuns too.


  24. Amanda says:

    So cute. Love the colours. I so wish I had more time to sew! What great inspiration!

  25. Joanne says:

    I like the old-fashioned feel of this one, very nice.

  26. Mandy K Court says:

    Love it.

  27. karoliina says:

    it’s such a great pillow design to showcase some of your favourite fabrics.

  28. Heidi Anderson says:

    I love the pillow inspired by the fabric with writing on it. It is so cheery and fun!

  29. Greeblygreebly says:

    Oh I love that! It would be an excellent way to use up scraps.

  30. i also like how a seemingingly complicated pattern comes from just beautiful little squares

  31. Chitalu says:

    Thats a lovely pillow. I can only dream of making one. Haven’t mustered up enough courage to do so 🙂

  32. Christina says:

    Gorgeous! Thank you for sharing this one!

  33. Rebecca says:

    Looks like a great scrap project!

  34. CJ says:

    Very nice. I like the grey to offset the prints.

  35. rose says:

    Very sweet!

  36. Jessica says:

    I like the gemotery of this quilt.

  37. Julia says:

    So lovely!

  38. delia says:

    I love the plus design!

  39. Stephanie S says:

    Love this pillow! It would be a great way to use up some scraps.

  40. Amy says:

    I love this beautiful pillow. The colors are so bright and cheery against the blue.

  41. Margaret says:

    Great colors, love it.

  42. April says:

    Really, really loving the chambray – and the pillow overall just makes me want to cuddle up with it on the couch. Excellent work!

  43. Marcia W. says:

    the cross design is great – seems to be flexible block that can be used many ways

  44. Katrina H says:

    I really love these cross design pillows, very cute.

  45. MelIssa R says:

    I love the solids mixed in with the plusses. Great design!

  46. linda says:

    Oo, very vintage chic! Nice!

  47. Sarah says:

    It has such a charming, old fashioned feel.

  48. Great Pillow – Even with all the different fabrics it still pulls together rather nice.

  49. Cat says:

    this is so beautiful !

  50. sharonj says:

    Really like this one, a great scrap buster!

  51. Laura says:

    would love to make something like this to use up some of my smaller pieces of material!

  52. Jacqueline says:

    This is a great design that could me adapted in so many ways. Great

  53. Vanessa says:

    Beautiful! A great way to use some scraps!

  54. Rebecca says:

    Love all these pillows! I wish I had more time to act on all the inspiration.

  55. nicke cutler says:

    love it!!!

  56. very interesting.The color choices scream stash buster!

  57. Jacque says:

    Zrinka! I checked out your blog, and I love this pillow, as well as the one that you printed pieces for! I’ve never tried that – you sure had great results!

  58. Wendy D. P. says:

    Such a nice use of colors!

  59. Tez says:

    so eye catching but the pattern isn’t too busy. Very nice!

  60. jm says:

    Love it!

  61. Cassandra says:

    Wow! The straight lines on squares and corners always amazes me.

  62. Maya says:

    Nice pillow. I love her etsy store with the vintage fabrics!

  63. bess says:

    wow – LOVE this pillow!

  64. Ramona says:

    Another fun pillow. I am really enjoying this month.

  65. Mary says:

    I woul like this for a children’s play room. The wide variety of patterns and colors make it so fun!

  66. Anya says:

    Love the pillow!

  67. Tara says:

    what a great way to use up the last bit of beautiful fabric scraps you may have around. This is a great one, thanks for sharing!

  68. Robyn says:

    very pretty!

  69. Jen says:


  70. alison says:

    Love this pillow!

  71. patricia says:

    The pluses are showing up everywhere, and with good reason. They always look fresh. This is a real fun pillow. Thanks for the inspiration.

  72. laura says:

    love the chambray background!

  73. Lori says:

    I’ve never shopped for vintage sheets, but I keep meaning to…they look so great.

  74. Jenny says:


  75. Tong says:

    what a cute pillow!

  76. Suzie says:

    What great design to use up all those little scraps that inevitably pile up.

  77. Kate F. says:

    I love the relatively simple patterns that look complicated & come together out of straight lines.

  78. Jessica S. says:

    Very neat pillow. Cheerful & Colorful! 🙂

  79. Andi says:

    I love this pillow! It’s casual, comfortable, and colourful – perfect!

  80. Desirée says:

    great idea, i like it!

  81. Kirsten A says:

    What a great pillow!
    I need to make many pillows and this one is definitely on the list!

    Kirsten in Norway

  82. nik says:

    Very nice work…I like the color choices.

  83. Seanna Lea says:

    That’s a cute pillow. It is a similar pattern to what I had in mind (still bummed that I didn’t manage to finish in time)!

  84. So cute!

  85. Paulina says:

    That’s nice one!

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