Thrifty Pillow Transformation

November 12th

Let’s say you see a pillow in one of your favorite catalogs and you think, “Come on. I could make that. Right? I mean. I think I can make that. Well, let’s ride this train until it crashes and proves us otherwise.”

You have these sorts of conversations, right? Right.

Take a pillow from your favorite thrift store.

Sewing and repurposing

 

Cut that sucker open. Be surprised when it is filled not with an enclosed pillow, but filling. Press on.

Stamped Pillow Tutorial

Stamped Pillow Tutorial

Use that gross, former pillow case as a pattern. Dig through your bin of remnants and find a piece that will work. Cut to size.

Stamped Pillow Tutorial

Stamped Pillow Tutorial

 

Get out a ruler and stamps and some dark ink. Pick your message. And go!

Stamped Pillow Tutorial

Stamped Pillow Tutorial

 

And sew. Leave one end open so you can stuff that sucker again.

Stamped Pillow Tutorial

Voila.

~K

 

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  1. Very cool pattern (IE8 win7).