Are you ready to rumble? Edyta Sitar’s new pillows from Pillow Talk: 25 Lovely Pillows for Your Home Sweet Home, sparked the idea for some fun. These fluffy pillows are beckoning for a fight, and we’re going to give it to them! A “Pillow Fight” is in the making, with some of our favorite quilters and designers sparring for the glory of Pillow Queen (or Pillow King)!
Starting January 9, we’ll have eight rounds of the Pillow Talk Pillow Fight here on our blog and on Instagram! Each week, two contenders will go head-to-head with their creations based on the patterns in the Pillow Talk book. This competition among friends will be accompanied by weekly voting, plus a monthly roundup with the chance for prizes and glory for that month’s winner and one lucky voter.
Pillow Talk Pillow Fight Schedule
The fun starts on Thursday, January 9 and runs for eight weeks! Here’s the breakdown:
|Round 1 – Thursday, January 9||Round 2 – Thursday, January 16|
|Round 3 – Thursday, January 23||Round 4 – Thursday, January 30|
|Round 5 – Thursday, February 6||Round 6 – Thursday, February 13|
|Round 7 – Thursday, February 20||Round 8 – Thursday, February 27|
Voting for Your Favorites
Each Thursday we’ll invite you to vote for your favorite pillow project on the Fat Quarter Shop Instagram and Facebook channels.
Then, we’ll put the winners from Rounds 1-4 to a vote here on the blog on Thursday, February 6, and the winners from Rounds 5-7 will be put to a vote on Thursday, February 20. Glory goes to the winners and we’ll have special prizes for those of you voting, too!
Pillow Talk Fabric Kits
We are offering fabric kits for ALL 25 pillows in the Pillow Talk Book. Each pillow fabric kit includes the Laundry Basket Favorites fabric for the 18″ x 18″ pillow top and binding. You will just need to order the Pillow Talk Book and 1/2 yard separately for backing.
Pillow Talk Tutorials
We’re in love with these pillows because there’s such a variety of designs, from traditional piecing to English Paper Piecing, that there’s something for everyone! Edyta Sitar visited the Fat Quarter Shop studio to film tutorials for all of the designs in Pillow Talk. She shares her insight and tips for making these pillows.
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We’ll see you back here in the New Year for all the fun! In the meantime, if you sew up some Pillow Talk pillows, be sure to share your projects using #PillowTalkBook and tag us (@fatquartershop), @itssewemma and @laundrybasketquilts so we can see and share your work!