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blogger’s pillow party January winner

Hi everyone, hope you’ve had a great weekend! I was bestowed the great pleasure of choosing a winner for this month’s Blogger’s Pillow Party going on over at Stitched in Color?  Remember this post

Well, Rachel was kind enough to narrow it down to 9 entries for me, but still, it was incredibly difficult to chose just one pillow. 

Starting at the top left:

1. mod mosaic pillow in Good Folks by Don’t Call Me Betsy.
2. purple dresden plate pillow for Grandma by Blue Elephant Stitches
3. trellis-inspired pillow in Central Park by The Rebel Homemaker
4. the “love machine” pillow by Maureen Cracknell Handmade
5. pluses pillow in Innocent Crush by i like orange, too!
6. fresh, fussy-cut pillow by i have to say…
7. picket fence-inspired pillow by Made on Maple
8. Sherbet Pip log cabin pillow by Belle + Bee
9. (crocheted!) owl pillow for Valentine’s by Meghan

There are great design stories and even a tutorial in there, but one really stuck out to me.  Not only was it artfully created, but done with detail and love.  I think anything created with that much love for someone, there’s no way it wouldn’t shine through!

Congrats Jolene of Blue Elephant Stitches you are the Blogger’s Pillow Party January winner!

Oh, and don’t worry if you didn’t have time to make or enter a pillow this month, there will be plenty of opportunity for that in the coming months.  The judge for February is Rita from Red Pepper Quilts and for March it’s the lovely Aneela of Comfortstitching!

Congrats Jolene, Rachel will be in touch with your shorty. ♥


20 Responses to blogger’s pillow party January winner

  1. Elizabeth D. 01.30.2011 at 2:07 pm #

    Congrats, Jolene! I love your pillow :)

  2. maureencracknell 01.30.2011 at 2:15 pm #

    Congratulations Jolene, a well deserved win for you — your pillow is gorgeous and so very sweet!

  3. Cheryl Palmer 01.30.2011 at 2:27 pm #

    I agree, this was the pillow that stuck out for me also! I love it! Congrats to the winner, Jolene!

  4. Grandma G 01.30.2011 at 3:00 pm #

    That was my choice, too, right off the bat!

  5. Caroline 01.30.2011 at 3:07 pm #

    Congratulations Jolene, cannot wait to participate in Feb, new sofas definately = new pillows !!

  6. Liz Varley 01.30.2011 at 3:56 pm #

    All these pillows are real works of art and they are all my favourites however congrats to Jolene but congrats to all of you!

  7. Shirley 01.30.2011 at 4:31 pm #

    I love all of them!

  8. Nutsy Coco 01.30.2011 at 8:02 pm #

    Great choice! They’re all wonderful but that one immediately jumped out at me.

  9. Liz 01.30.2011 at 9:24 pm #

    Congratulations Jolene!! Lovely pillow and fabric choice! Enjoy your new fabrics!!

  10. Liz 01.30.2011 at 9:27 pm #

    Thank you Anna for the shout out on my tutorial!!

  11. ♥AnGeLiA♥ 01.30.2011 at 11:16 pm #

    wow Love the pillows~ Everyone did great!

  12. mandiegirl 01.30.2011 at 11:50 pm #

    They are all stunning! Thanks for sharing Anna!

  13. Aww…that’s so sweet! A well-deserved win!

  14. i like orange, too! 01.31.2011 at 1:58 am #

    Congrats Jolene! You’re pillow was awesome! :-)

  15. tinajo 01.31.2011 at 3:06 am #

    Wow, all pillows are wonderful! Congrats to Jolene who won in this hard competition! :-)

  16. Patchwork and Play 01.31.2011 at 4:07 am #

    Even though my pillow didn’t make the final, I love the one you chose! The colors and sentiment are lovely! I’m working on my February entry at the moment!

  17. Jolene 01.31.2011 at 11:07 am #

    I’m so honored! Thanks for choosing my pillow. There were so many beautiful ones to choose from.

  18. Karenkay 01.31.2011 at 11:24 am #

    Congrats Jolene…it really is a great pillow! They all were soooo nice and I’m so glad I don’t have to be the judge!

  19. Gwen @ Gwenny Penny 01.31.2011 at 11:41 pm #

    Great choice, Anna, and great pillow, Jolene! Love the design and the purple. Beautiful!

  20. Jessica @ Running With Scissors 01.31.2011 at 11:50 pm #

    awesome pillow!

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