February 3 ~ Pillow of the Day

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Mini Scene Pillow by Corey, Little Miss Shabby

Corey wrote a little about her pillow on her blog here and here. Corey calls this great technique she used to create the mini-scenes on this pillow “stitchy appliqué.”

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154 Responses to February 3 ~ Pillow of the Day

  1. Himmelskind says:

    Wow! This is a great pillow! I like it very much!

  2. DebbieKL says:

    Very unique! Love it!

  3. Gali says:

    such a cute pillow!

  4. Ariane says:

    This pillow is absolutely gorgeous!!! I love it!!!

  5. Katie says:

    Perfect for a little girl’s room.

  6. erin says:

    This pillow is adorable!

  7. Colette says:

    This has to be the CUTEST pillow ever!!!

  8. Clare says:

    Love this pillow’s style – beautiful.

  9. Cat says:

    So creative.

  10. Eleanor says:

    Oh what a wonderful pillow!

  11. Marcia W. says:

    Beautiful awesome pillow – thanks for sharing this inspiration piece

  12. Latrilla says:

    This is a beautiful pillow! Oh how I love pillows.

  13. Erin d. says:

    I love how intricate yet approachable it is…very cute and very well done!

  14. Jodie says:

    So cute! Love this one. Thanks for sharing!

  15. Love your style!

  16. Vivian says:

    O.k., this one is really cute! The little “appli-scenes” remind of the work of Carol at mamacjt.blogspot.com. The bold outline stitching is a great touch!

  17. Jill B says:

    Unbelievable – the detail is incredible!

  18. Aletta says:

    This pillow is so cute! You did such a great job on this. And the other pillows that I found on your blog are stunning too!


  19. Joy says:

    What an amazing pillow!

  20. Jen B says:


  21. Kay says:

    Such cuteness!!!

  22. Natacha says:

    This pillow is nagging me inside my head: Please use me as an inspiration! Beautiful work!

  23. Laura says:

    Very cute pillow! Love the concept and the color combo.

  24. Sheetal says:

    that is one fun pillow….

  25. Jennifer says:

    So creative! this could easily become a Christmas pillow 🙂

  26. WandaFish says:

    Oh, that is so sweet – I love it!

  27. Corey’s pillow is adorable. Way to go lady!!!

  28. Martina says:

    This pillow is just adorable!

  29. Lesly says:

    That pillow is a knockout!

  30. Amber H says:

    I love how each circle tells its own story, yet it has one cohesive theme!

  31. Crystal says:

    That is one adorable pillow! Love it!!

  32. alisha says:

    Love it! Especially the little mushroom in the corner.

  33. Mariela Lawrence says:

    Stunning! What a creative pillow!!

  34. Beth T says:

    Cute! I love everything about this pillow–the colors, the contrast, the details. Thanks for sharing.

  35. Kelly B. says:

    Corey is so talented!!! I love this pillow!

  36. Melissa says:

    Corey – I just love this more and more each time I see it! You are just so creative! 🙂

  37. Jessica says:

    Gorgeous and adorable! I love the bunting!

  38. stacey says:

    so impressive!

  39. Jenny S. says:

    Very cute pillow!! I love the designs

  40. Sherry J says:

    love that pillow, how cute!

  41. sara says:

    one of the cutest pillows i’ve ever seen!

  42. Jacque says:

    Wow, what a tremendous amount of talent and effort! Just beautiful!

  43. Lindsay L says:

    I love the design of this one – especially the elements tying the circles together. I can’t wait to try something similar.

  44. AP says:

    Too cute. It has initiated some swirling ideas in my head. Now to find the right fabric!

  45. Deb Cameron says:

    Awesome pillow, they just keep getting better and better. Would never have thought of this technique, love it!

  46. Alli Forsyth says:

    What a great pillow. I love it.

  47. Ginger says:

    What a cute pillow

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  49. Meg says:

    Fabulous and Fun!!!!

  50. Heidi Anderson says:

    I love this design! Good thing imitation is the highest form of flattery because I think I need to try this out!

  51. Rebecca says:

    love the intricacy of the design

  52. Tiffany says:

    What a fun pillow! I love the colors.

  53. j-j says:

    I loved it when I first saw it and love it more now, that is the mark of a great design. The red and aqua hand quilting is stunning.

  54. Tanya says:

    Awww! This really turns the pillow into a work of art, gorgeous! I LOVE this idea!!

  55. I Love It!

  56. Lisa Parnell says:

    What fun! Great use of applique

  57. Katrina H says:

    Super cute and detailed!

  58. Shannon O. says:

    I love this pillow!

  59. Rosa in the Antipodes says:

    Oh, the wee mushroom with a clothes lines is so adorable!

  60. Jessica says:

    What a great pillow. I love all the detail!

  61. Patti says:

    WOW what an amazing pillow. Just LOVE IT!

  62. JJ says:

    This one is my favorite so far!

  63. Aileen says:

    Love it! The binding/piping is perfect.

  64. Mary says:

    This is amazing! So creative and fresh! … now I want to go make a pillow of my own. =)

  65. Krista Hansen says:

    So cute! I love the gray, white, red and blue. Well done!

  66. aSprinkling says:

    This pillow is so cute! I’m gonna go check it out now.

  67. Squeaks says:

    I can’t believe how much thought and effort she put into this – so special!

  68. kathyh says:

    this is a hard act to follow. Beautiful.

  69. delia says:

    Very cute!

  70. Michele says:

    What a fabulous pillow! Love it!

  71. Jennifer L says:

    I like the clothesline and raccoon!

  72. Julie says:

    I love the pennants and mushroom. So cute.

  73. Ms. Fine says:

    I’m in love with the stitching that is outside each bubble. That is so awesome.

  74. Kristal says:

    I saw this pillow earlier and thought it was the cutest thing ever! Great technique!

  75. Darlette says:

    I love this pillow is so cute and nice, so personal

  76. Laura says:

    love the binding! perfect touch.

  77. Rebecca says:

    I LOVE this! So whimsical!

  78. Sharon T. says:

    Oh wow!!! I love it!

  79. Adorable!

  80. Kate says:

    I love the intricate details of this pillow! AWESOME!

  81. anna dorothy says:

    i love that pillow…

  82. Anne Owen says:

    I love to make pillows, and am really excited about all these great ideas!

  83. Sara says:

    That is so stinking cute! I love that some of the little scenes connect. Nice work.

  84. Linda says:

    I love that! Just love it…

  85. Anya says:

    It’s so adorable!

  86. Yay Melissa! I love this pillow!

  87. Dawn S. says:

    I love the deer flying a kite!! The raccoon is adorable, too! 🙂

  88. Stephanie S says:

    I LOVE this pillow!!

  89. starjumper says:

    that is unbelievably cute. i love the strings connecting all of the pieces!

  90. wow, how adorable is this pillow?!

  91. Safieh says:

    So cute!

  92. Tiffany says:

    What an amazing pillow, I wish I had that much talent.

  93. Shannon H says:

    This pillow is very cute!! Love how it pops with the red!!

  94. Sarah says:

    Wow- I LOVE this pillow!

  95. MamaBee says:

    Ooh, I never would have thought to do something like this!

  96. patricia says:

    This is such a fantastic pillow. I bow to your talent, skill and imagination. Rather than be intimidated by it, I will challenge myself to make a meaningful, beautiful pillow. Wow!

  97. Jacqueline says:

    I wish I had the patience to make such a cute pillow.

  98. Bethany says:

    Ooh, I love this. Gives me an idea for a tree-themed pillow.

  99. heather says:

    corey is SUCH a treasure and her designs are always fabulous! 😉

  100. Debbie says:

    love this fun pillow!!

  101. Barb says:

    I adore Corey’s pillow! Although everything she makes is beautiful and creative.

  102. Kerri Kowal says:

    I have seen this pillow in the blogosphere and have just marveled at it… it is so whimsical… I love it!

  103. Kelly Sas says:

    Love that this pillow is so creative. Everything about it is perfectly perfect…the choice of prints, fabrics and binding… so perfect!

  104. Tonya says:

    Wow! That is one cleverly thought out pillow. I’m sure the recipient loved it.

  105. Mandy K Court says:

    love it!

  106. Kristin H says:

    So cute!

  107. I like how they are all connected using her technique. Very thoughtful!

  108. Nicole says:

    I love this!!

  109. sarah says:

    That pillow is amazing! What an artist!

  110. Ramona says:

    I saw this pillow on her blog and just loved it. So cute!

  111. Rachel says:

    WOW. This is so impressive!

  112. Jen says:

    What a cute pillow! Love the dandelion!

  113. Denean says:


  114. Chrissy B says:

    I really LOVE that pillow. I’m so gonna try to make one of those!

  115. Robyn says:

    this is beautiful!

  116. Krystina says:

    Oh wow. This is one talented lady! The pillow is amazing.

  117. Maya says:

    This pillow is adorable! I love the details.

  118. Kelly says:

    this pillow is one that i loved the first time i saw it!

  119. Milica says:

    One of my favorite pillows of all time!

  120. Chansey says:

    What a beautifully designed pillow! Supercute.

  121. Tong says:

    such a fun pillow!

  122. Susan C. says:

    So cute! Everything about this is so creative and well done. Love it!

  123. alison says:

    Wow – thats a work of art not a pillow!

  124. Lori says:

    Oh my goodness! Darling! You could tell a hundred different stories using the pillow as illustrations.

  125. Katie says:

    Oh, I ADORE this pillow. It is fabulous!!

  126. Tiffany says:

    That pillow is amazing. I have GOT to go and find out how she did it!

  127. Jenny says:

    this is just the cutest!

  128. Wendy D. P. says:

    I adore this pillow – so fresh and unique!

  129. Cassandra says:

    That is sooo cute! I love the mushroom ane dandylion.

  130. Beth says:

    What a great pillow!! I love it!

  131. D'Anna says:

    Such a cute idea! Thank you!

  132. Cath says:

    how lovely ! i really like the scenes on this pillow !

  133. I saw this pillow a while back and FELL IN LOVE! Thanks for sharing it here 🙂

  134. Erin says:

    This is fantastic. Can’t wait to give it a try!

  135. Becky T says:

    simply stunning

  136. Suzie says:

    I love this cushion – great colours, beautiful design and great techniques.

  137. Alison says:

    I love this scene! So whimsical!

  138. Andi says:

    Wow, I’ve never seen anything like this and I love it! The mini scenes are so cute and the colours are perfect!

  139. Susan says:

    Does the pillow have to be MADE in February? And are the pillows you are featuring eligible for the prizes? i’m confused cos Little Miss Shabby’s pillow was obviously made in December??!

  140. Valerie Boudier says:

    Really love the mini-scenes pillow

  141. Karo says:

    oh my goodness!! too adorable. my favorite is the little mini bunting. so precious! 🙂

  142. Cynthia says:

    Oh, what an adorably fun pillow!

  143. linda says:

    What a cute pillow design – wow!

  144. Papgena says:

    This pillow is a delight for the eyes!!!

  145. That’s soooooooooooooooooooo cute 😀

  146. Vanessa says:

    I love it!

  147. Sarah McGrath says:

    What a beautiful cushion! I love the “stichy” appliqué.

  148. Rebmara says:

    I love this pillow!

  149. Laura Reich says:

    That pillow is truly a work of art. I am SO impressed. I’m sure the recipient was head over heals for it- I know I am.

  150. Aniza says:

    simply awesome pillow!

  151. Helena P says:

    This is an amazingly cute pillow and it sounds like she put a lot of thought into the individual appliques.

  152. Oh that’s a a beauty! I bought my pillow insert today!

  153. Rebecca says:

    cute! I heart the mushroom.

  154. Desirée says:

    wow what a great pilow!

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