WIP Wednesday: Tri the Force

Yeah yeah .. horrible joke. Moving on ….

As I complained on FB earlier 1 pillow takes 1 skein of yellow and 1 of white but 2 takes 3 skeins of yellow and 1 of white? I’m confused. Though, in retrospect, because I did all the triangles first and semi sewed them together before I did the strip around the edge I could be wrong in that. It could require 1.5 skeins of yellow, which would make more sense honestly. I think my issue is desginers not being clear about how much yarn a project requires. But! Enough of that, on to the picture!

We have both front and back for 2 pillows and 1 full strip to go around the outside of them. The other strip is short by a third of the total length. And here you can see the locking markers I’ve used to hold the triangles together, since I didn’t fully sew them together, I just used the ends to join together where available. On the plus side it’s been a good (and enjoyable) lesson on peicing things together, getting things to line up, and making sure the right sides are all facing correctly.


Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury Having just started reading this morning I have not read enough to have an opinion. It’s certainly a different feel from the last book so I’m still trying to swtich gears


8 thoughts on “WIP Wednesday: Tri the Force

  1. Sarah says:

    The colors for the pillows are pretty.


  2. Pooch says:

    Hmmm…curious about what the pillow will look like. The colors are so cheerful!:)


  3. omlair says:

    I hate it when designers dont put yardage!! love yellow atm though xox


  4. Looks like you're almost ready to assemble! Can't wait to see them with the outside strips in all their 3D glory!


  5. Shadow Byrd says:

    Thank you! It's a Zelda inspired pillow. 🙂


  6. Shadow Byrd says:

    It's from the Zelda games. It has been a nice bright spot to focus on the last week. 🙂


  7. Shadow Byrd says:

    I really don't understand why they don't. I'll measure out the remaining yardage and do the math (and I 'hate' math) so I can share what the required yardage is.


  8. Shadow Byrd says:

    I actually started assembling today! 🙂 I managed to get one all the way done (minus the stuffing) and one side of the second one finished before I spent time on other things. 😀


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