Boo

My niece started college this year and I decided to send her a little package to celebrate Halloween and decorate her dorm room. I found this fun little throw blanket at Target (and only $10!) and decided that she needed a pillow to match. While at Michaels (picking up supplies for yesterday’s project), I stumbled across this cute ghost fabric and knew this was it! Instead of making a standard pillow, I opted for a “lumbar” style and added a BOO applique so it coordinated even further.

For the applique: I traced the actual letting from the blanket (so that it was in the same font) onto the back of the Wonder Under paper, then pressed it onto some white wool felt that I had in my stash (the idea behind using the felt is that the edges won’t ravel and I was hoping it was thick enough so that you can’t see the fabric underneath). Once I figured out the placement of the letters, I used a blanket stitch (in glow thread) to stitch it to the pillow. I’m hoping she gets a nice surprise when she turns off the lights!