This particular pillow presented a challenge. My friend has a love of all things Zombie and I wanted to do an elegant zombie, rather than the standard shambling mess. In the end, I adapted one of my art pieces to make a pattern. Once I had that worked out, I faced the problem of skin. How in the hell was I going to do that? Trying to stitch zombie skin would be nothing but a mess and I was reluctant to try to use fabric as a stand in. Here, Urban Threads deserves a huge shout out for their tutorial on dyeing fabric using crayons.
I collect Crayola crayons, so there was no shortage in this artist’s house. Out came the crayons and the colouring commenced. Then came the stitching and an elegant zombie was