13 May 2010

Twin Pillows


I'm showing off my sewing projects this week, largely inspired by Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts.

I found this blah pillow, alone and forlorn,
hiding in storage.

I took a pair of scissors & cut it into two.
Then I sewed the open ends shut.

Tada! I've got two pillows now!

I dressed up the pillows with a fun fabric
which I turned into pillow cases.

The pillows can be used together to add
symmetry to a living space.

Or use them in separate areas of the house.

Oh so summery, don't you think?

10 comments:

  1. Oh I love to do this with old bed pillows that have lost their poof for my tired head. I cut them open and refluff them and make decorative pillows with my leftovers of fabric. BTW, stop by my blog, I have something for you!

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  2. Nice to "see" you today Vanessa! That's genius -- re-using tired bedroom pillows. I must try that...more throw pillows for me, weeeee!

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  3. Hi Claire -
    I have a bunch of old pillows shoved under my bed. I never thought about cutting them in half to give them new life. You are so clever.

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  4. Hi Diane! I'm pretty sure those pillows will be excited about their make-over :) Happy crafting!

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  5. Brilliant!! I linked to your tutorial over at Craft Gossip Sewing:
    http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-how-to-get-two-pillows-from-one/2010/05/15/
    --Anne

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  6. What a good idea!! My 7 month old like pillows... although a big pillow in her crib is a big hazard... so I may cut some up and make baby sized pillows for her !! I see some applique with her name on it for decor too....
    Thanks for posting this!!

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  7. Thanks for your comment Tricia! Baby sized pillows sound very adorable :) Happy crafting!

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  8. what a great lil blog u have going here - SUCH an awsome concept!

    thanks for commenting
    Hugs
    Erika
    http://tiptoebutterfly.blogspot.com/

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  9. Welcome to my blog Erika! Thanks for visiting :)

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