Vanessa of Crafty Gemini Creates loves to sew, quilt and craft. These days since she’s often traveling to teach classes, she designed this Cuddle travel neck pillow to keep her comfy.
Vanessa created a tutorial for Missouri Star Quilt Company to show how to make the pillow. The tutorial includes a free downloadable template and a step by step how-to video.
She actually ended up making two different pillows. These pillows are great for airplane travel or long car rides too.
Both pillows have Cuddle prints on the front and Cuddle solids on the back. One features a fun airplane print (how appropriate, right?) and one is made with a houndscheck print.
Vanessa chose the following Cuddle fabrics for the fronts:
Houndscheck Cuddle Midnight/Teal a Robert Kaufman Cuddle Basics Collection
Aviator Cuddle Teal designed by Prints and Pattern, from Boy Toys, a Robert Kaufman Cuddle collection
She chose these Cuddle 3® solids for the backs:
Solid Cuddle 3® Apple Green (back of Houndscheck)
Solid Cuddle 3®Teal (back of Aviator)
Vanessa stuffed the pillows with POLY-FILL® polyester fiberfill from Fairfield World (we love this stuff!).
Even the Marketing Director at Missouri Star Quilt Co. loves his travel pillow!
Follow this link for more information about the pillow and to watch the video: Make Your Own Travel Neck Pillow
Do you like to travel? Comment below and tell us where you will be traveling next. If you're not sure where you should go next, Missouri Star Quilt Company is hosting a 3-day Spring Fling Retreat in May, featuring our very own Mary Gay Leahy and it's all about Shannon Cuddle and Embrace!
They still have a few spots available, so hurry and register you and a friend HERE.
Making Your World A Softer Place™
PS You can find Cuddle fabrics at Missouri Star Quilt Co, your local quilt shop or fabric store or at many online retailers as well.
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