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applique pillow Tutorials

Simple and Stunning Raw-edge Applique

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs for participation in the Golden Aster blog tour. The project and opinions are mine. With fall on the way I was feeling an urge to redecorate my bedroom. New comforters, blankets and of course, pillows. I decided to create a raw-edge applique flower pattern inspired by the geometric flower print in this absolutely lovely Golden Aster fabric. This lumbar pillow is one of my favorite shapes with it’s long…

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QAYG Rose Reading Pillow

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs for participation in the Beauty and the Beast blog tour. The project and opinions are all mine. Reflecting on Belle’s love of reading and books, and noticing all the books in various prints of this darling line, it seemed only natural to sew up a QAYG Rose Reading Pillow for my stop on the Beauty and the Beast fabric tour. This line from Jill Howarth for Riley Blake Designs…

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4th of July pillow Tutorials

Patriotic Porch Pillow Tutorial

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs as part of the Fireworks and Freedom Fabric blog tour. The opinions and projects are all mine. Is anyone else looking forward to summer? I know I am. After a long winter and weeks of being cooped up in the house, the thought of barbeques , walks down the lane and warm evenings on the porch are giving me life! Today I am sharing this Patriotic Porch Pillow Tutorial…

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Watch for Rainbows Pillow

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs as part of the Noah’s Ark Fabric blog tour. The project and opinions are my own. Shaun Wallace has such delightful illustrations in her fabric. When I saw this darling Noah’s Ark fabric, I just knew I wanted to make up something fun with it! However, my original project changed as the circumstances of the world rapidly evolved with the outbreak of Covid-19. Instead of focusing on the sweet…

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Easter fabric pillow sewing Tutorials

Bunny Hop Pillow

This Bunny Hop Pillow was first published April 9, 2011 and was updated 3/7/2020. This bunny hop pillow continues to be one of my favorite Spring decorations. With reverse applique and just a bit of piecing this pillow has a sophisticated look while being fairly simple to execute. I am updating the post a bit from it’s original publication to reflect new measurements and clearer images. Bunny Hop Pillow Tutorial All seam allowances are 1/4″ unless otherwise indicated. Supplies: Fabric-…

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Tassel Pillow DIY

The fabric and Chunky Thread were provided to me by Riley Blake Designs. The design and opinions are all my own. Chunky texture, colors of your choosing, a delightful and unique accent. All of these can be yours simply by following this Tassel Pillow DIY! The tassels are quick to make and are secured to the pillow so you don’t have to worry about strings pulling loose. Create a seasonal statement piece, or match the color way to your home…

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Quilted Euro Sham tutorial

My sister has a barn that she has recently converted to usable living space. Up in the loft she created a darling sleeping space with a queen bed and four amazing twin size cubbies. When I saw this Barnyard Friends pillow panel, I knew it would make a perfect addition to her new Wyoming digs. Adding some traditional quilt blocks to the top and bottom allowed me to size up the 17″ X 20″ panel into a full 26″ X…

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Wavy Ruffle Throw Pillow Tutorial

This wavy ruffle pillow tutorial was originally published in August 2011 and updated in November 2019. So, I kind of have the impression that you like this pillow. 🙂  I’m so happy.  It’s been featured and pinned all over the place, and for that I am forever grateful.  I thought, since it was so popular and all, that you might like the deets about how I made this ruffilicious thing of beauty. First you will need some fabric.  I think…

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Banded Pillow Cover Pattern

This post contains affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. The opinions and projects are mine. I am a huge fan of throw pillows- the more the merrier! At one point in my blogging career, my friends were calling me the Pillow Queen because it seemed like I was publishing a new pillow tutorial every week! And, honestly, I haven’t gotten any better. I…

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Pillow Cover with Invisible Seam Zipper Tutorial

An invisible seam zipper is a great way to add a closure to your pillow covers. Set in the bottom seam, the zipper will keep your pillow together without interfering with the overall look of the pillow. It’s a great option for larger pillows that need a bit more room to insert the pillow form. This tutorial will walk you through all the steps to make your own Pillow Cover with an Invisible Seam Zipper. If you’d rather watch a…

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