Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Lost and Found Americana Porch Pillow

Hi Friends! I finally feel like I'm out of hibernation from being a twin mommy! Lately I've been making some pretty neat projects inspired by upcoming seasons and this project reminds me of fireworks, BBQ's, and summer. Lost and Found Americana designed by Jen Allyson for Riley Blake Fabrics is patriotic, vibrant, and simply stunning. 

I made a patchwork porch pillow, using an array of patriotic patterns from the line.  

Lost and Found Americana Porch Pillow. 

I come from a military family, so this fabric line is near to my heart and also July 4th is one of my favorite holidays because fireworks of course! 

Lost and Found Americana Porch Pillow

Lost and Found Americana Porch Pillow

Details of pillow

I didn't use a specific pattern. Just measured the pillow insert and went from there. The fabric prints were so pretty, I thought the best way to showcase them was with a freehand type of design. Here's what I started off with and it just grew from there. My favorite print is the little girl holding the flag.

Freehand patchwork design

I hand quilted in random spots that I felt would look pretty. I think it came out quite nice!

Hand quilting detail

I used the stripes for the binding to bring it all together. The back of the pillow has the American eagle blue print. I thought it was perfect for the back.

Binding detail

Back of pillow

Lost and Found Americana is available now! Check your favorite or local fabric retailers if they have it in stock. It would be a great time to get started on your July 4th and summer projects!

Lost and Found Americana

Thanks for checking out my latest project. See you soon!



  1. Such a beautiful and so amazing pillow this is. I mean perfect for the ones who love America so much, even I love America so much and really want to buy this. Great share

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  3. This pillow is beautiful. I love to have this too. Where did you buy the fabric?

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