Kwik Whirligig Pillow

As a whirlwind year of English Paper Piecing seems to be winding down, I finally found the time to finish this Kwik Whirligig Pillow that I start a few months ago. It’s a new EPP Pattern by Karie Jewell of Two Kwik Quilters. I’m always down to test something new and when Karie asked me to play with her pattern before it launched, I was all like heck ya because I knew I could make Helena her purple, pink, and turquoise pillow that she’s been asking for.


I chose a bevy of Floral & Nature Elements from Art Gallery Fabrics that totally got the thumbs up from the lady. So with my Bohin Milliner Needles, Threadcutterz and Thimble Pads, I was ready to get to stitching.


I had a roundabout idea for a flow from color to color, so I stitched the main whirligigs up with varying center and blade colors and then decided as I went. The final result was amazing to me.


Once I had it all stitched up, I knew that I had to whip out the Aurifil Iris 40 wt from my Mister Domestic’s Tool Box. It literally goes with everything, but I knew it would be straight up magic on top of these colors.


I used canvas on the back with snaps and stuffed it with a 20″ x 20″ pillow insert and now it’s ready to pass on to Queen Helena. Seriously this project was a blast.


Keep it positive y’all.

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  1. Mathew Boudreaux
    Chris Wiseman

    What a beautiful pillow! I certainly hope her highness likes it!

  2. Mathew Boudreaux
    Terese Bell

    She is one lucky lady! This pillow is gorgeous!!

  3. Mathew Boudreaux
    Karie Two Kwik Quilters

    Love how you finished it❤️❤️❤️❤️ Thank you so much for all the love????

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