Some months ago a friend saw a small pin I had made and asked if I could make it as a pillow. My immediate answer was yes, but then I thought about it.
The original pin was made of hand dyed wool felt that I know longer had access to and even then, I needed at least a yard of material. I had no choice but to dye my own to get the effect that I wanted. I’ve dyed fabric before, mostly linen and cotton and even then, I’ve only used natural dyes. This week I finally bit the bullet and started to experiment. The answer this time lay in doing the opposite of what the directions called for. Add salt, nope. Hot water, kinda. Stir constantly, nah. I was so pleased with the results.
The pillow is 16″ by 20″. Entirely hand stitched with cotton thread. The fabric is a wool and rayon blend. Interested in one for your home? Visit my Amazon shop! I’m also happy to make other organ related pillows.