Just in time for Easter, I finished a little hanging pillow from The Sampler Girl. Coffee stained and finished with a strip of coordinating plaid wool and antique buttons.
I made two versions of this Blackbird design pillow. One went to Wendy for our recent swap, but I liked the design so much I made another for this month's Simply Primitives. I don't use a lot of blues in my work, but had some overdyed blue wool that really went well with the other colors used here. Over the years I've really become very particular about coordinating colors in my projects. Often, as was the case here, I'll cut out the pieces and assemble them only to realize that I don't have exactly the right shade for the project which leads to a raid of my stash to find just the right color that suits me. Still learning, though!