It wasn’t done in time for our oldest daughter’s visit but finally the Seeds of Friendship bolster cover is finished and on the bed in the guest bedroom.
The Ambleside mini charm pack that I used to frame the embroidery looks as lovely as I had hoped it would.
The pattern for the embroidery was purchased at one of my favorite quilt shops way back in June of 2012.
It’s by Sherri K. Falls of This and That Pattern Company. Sherri’s new book called Winter Wonderland is on my wish list.
For the round ends of the bolster cover, I cross hatch quilted a piece of pretty yellow with white polka fabric from my stash and then cut the circles to fit.
I inserted a concealed zipper so that the cover can be removed when it needs to be laundered.
The bolster sits ready to welcome overnight guests:
I can now check this off my 2015 Finish Along Q3 Goals list.