look what i did!

Pillows are one of my favorite things to design — they’re like mini works of art with tons of tiny little details. Oh, and the best part? They are reversible! It’s basically twice the canvas to cover with whatever I want. These are the Embroidered Bhangra Pillows I designed for Anthropologie, basically my most favorite pillows I’ve designed to date! The embroidery technique is called crewelwork and can become very traditional looking, but with these I wanted to mix it up with a jute base fabric and quirky, bright colors. Oh, one more thing, those tassels make me really, really happy.

photos via Anthropologie.
left: 22×22 pillow. right: 16×24 pillow.

PS – special shout out to Katie for showing me how to animate this post!

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Joanna Hawley-McBride is a Pacific Northwest-based social media strategist, content creator, and former textile designer. Joanna is the founder and editor-in-chief of Jojotastic, a lifestyle blog focused on Joanna’s work-in-progress cabin, finding the best pair of underwear through #UnderwearThesis, and empowering women to explore nature — all in her signature unfiltered style. Her work has been featured in Domino, CNBC, and Eating Well.

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  1. 1.7.13
    Jennifer said:

    you go girl! pinning this right now!

  2. 1.7.13
    Brianne said:

    These are so pretty! Well done :)

  3. 1.6.13
    Cindy said:

    You are one very talented lady, those are gorgeous! I love the tassels, too.
    Hugs, Cindy

  4. 1.6.13
    gaby said:

    these are awesome! congrats on this great design. tassels make me happy too!!