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Rainbow Unicorn Pillow, finished size 18” x 18”
The mysterious and beautiful unicorn has been a part of history since well before the 1600’s, but
it’s popularity never seems to lessen. Many a child and adult has wished for their own unicorn.
I’m sure Santa has seen “unicorn” on quite a few wish lists! As a symbol of purity and grace,
plus the added belief that the horn contains the power to heal, who wouldn’t wish for a unicorn!
These are the supplies I used to make the pillow:
18” pillow form
I love using Heat n Bond Lite, Iron-on Adhesive
Just print the applique designs on the sheets
using an inkjet printer, iron them to the wrong sides of your fabrics, then sew. So easy!
block to help stabilize the fabric and make stitching easier, especially on small
pieces. Also, to make things go quicker when I'm stitching around the edges of each piece, I
use white thread in the bobbin for all the thread colors and lessen the tension so the bottom
thread doesn't pull up to the top of the fabric. That way I only have to change the main thread
color, not the The only time I don't use
white thread in the bobbin is when I'm stitching with black thread. I switch it out to black
because it gives a much thicker and cleaner look to it without any white obviously popping up.
AurifilI usually use
50wt thread, but sometimes I use the 28 wt thread for a more defined stitch because it is heavier.
Did you know that the spools on Aurifil are different colors to easily differentiate what the weight
of the thread is? It makes it so easy to grab the color and
lack 28 wt was used to machine stitch the lines on the unicorn’s face.
on seam line in the corners. Stitch the seam over the fold on both sides.
Repeat on the other side of