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Reindeer Pillow Top
This class is open
to ALL machine quilters of ALL skill levels!
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You can register for this class and view the video
instruction at any time of the day or night!
How to Make a Reindeer (or Moose)
Pillow Top from Children's
Handprints and Footprints!
|This is the cutest
pillow I have seen for a very long time and it is a great gift idea! To
view photos Click Here
I heard about this design a few
years ago on an email chat list I belong to and I made about six or
seven of these for Christmas gifts for Grandchildren and other children
in the family.
This was a FUN project - when the
whole family was together at Thanksgiving, I took all the kids aside and
drew around their hands and feet. I didn't tell them what I was going to
use the hand and foot prints for, but they had a good time trying to
guess about it!
|Then I took their hand and foot
prints and made them into these charming - and fairly quick - pillow
tops and appliquéing the pieces in place on the quilting machine. The
finished pillows were given to the kids on Christmas - and they loved
them and the adults loved them too! Even now, a few years later, my
grandkids still use their reindeer pillows and my one grandson will not
go to sleep without his pillow!
Grandson Nathan's (completed)
Reindeer Pillow. The pillow was made in 2008 when he
was 2 years old.
Click on Photo for a larger view
Note: I do not know who originally
designed this pattern. If you know who it is, please let me know. I
would like to formally acknowledge them.
If you would like more information
on "hand print art" you can do an internet search or
Click Here to go to Amazon.com to view information about
hand print art quilt books.
I have put the instructions on how
to make the reindeer (or moose) pillow top, including how to do basic
machine appliqué on a quilting machine, into a FREE, ONLINE VIDEO CLASS!
Once your pillow top is quilted,
it is ready to be made into a completed pillow.
would like to learn the EASY way to turn this cute pillow top into a
pillow Click Here
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Here is a photo of the project we will be
working on in the FREE Online Class.
You will learn how to make and place the
appliqué pieces, stitch the background fill in stitching
patterns and learn the Free Hand Zig Zag stitching which is
around the edges of the fused appliqué.
For more photos of this class project
FREE ONLINE CLASS Click
Pillow Photo Gallery
Send photos of
your pillows and we will post them
here for all to see!
|Jean R of Georgia
sent these photos of the pillows she made from her
six moth old Grand Daughter's hand and foot prints. She
will be sending these pillows to her son who is in the
military overseas. I love the "bling" on the girl
Click on the photos for a larger view.
Here is the "rest of the story"
about the Reindeer Pillows in the photos above. I
received an email from Jean R. on December 26, 2010
and,with her permission, I am posting it.
opened the package in front of some of his soldiers and
they all said... "I can't believe your mom sent you a
reindeer pillow"...and other general kidding comments.
Then he read them the poem I wrote and sent with the
the night before Christmas and all through the base,
not a soldier was stirring ‘cause your stuck in this
The reindeer are ready to start on their trip,
and Santa’s so happy he’s ready to skip!
In his big bag is a treasure for you,
Hailey’s hand print and foot print,
love from mom and dad, too.
A pillow from her brings her close to your heart,
a smile on your face while you’re so far apart.
Hug this each day and you will receive,
all the love that we have, we can’t wait for your leave!
There was a huge, collective "AWWWWWW" and nothing else
was said. Bet they all wish their moms had sent reindeer
Register Here for the
Reindeer Pillow Top
As soon as your registration is completed you will be able
to view the class video! You will have 30 (thirty) days of
unlimited, 24/7 access to this online class.
After 30 days you will have to re-register for the class.
you have NEVER attended a Longarm Classroom class
|If you HAVE
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register for this class you will be taken to a Welcome Page where
links to the parts of the
Reindeer Pillow Top Free Class are listed.
If you have dial up internet, or can't view videos online, you
can now purchase this class as a DVD!
Make a Reindeer Pillow Top DVD
Price covers cost of production and postage