6.11.09

Pillow Love~Drop Cloth, Ticking and a little ruffle

I'm loving the crinkled and laid back look of these pillows I sewed for our living room.
I made two from the leftover fabric from the drop cloth drapes I recently made for our family room windows and patio door in the kitchen.
I added a box-type pleat for a bit of detail.
The smaller ruffled pillow, below, is a blue ticking like stripe pair I made (blurry photo!, it is so hard to get good lighting in our livingroom.) Here I added a gathered ruffle. I love making my own pillows and reusing the pillow inserts.
 
I will be linking this post to Funky Junk's Saturday Nite Special #5 Anything Goes party.

8 comments:

  1. Elizabeth,
    This pillow turned out nice, and so did your slipcovered ottoman! I heard Big Lots carries $10 drop cloths so I'm going to see if they are as good as the one's at HD and Lowes.
    I'm off to check out the drapes you made.
    Cathy

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  2. Your pillows look so great. Every time I come to your blog, I start wishing I could sew. laurie

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  3. The pleated pillow is adorable. Is that chair with the white slipcover, a leather chair undreneath? I have a leather couch and it has no back cushions, and the seat cushions aren't removable. I wonder if it's even worth slipcovering. It may just be all over the place.
    Kelly

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  4. I love your pillows! I can't sew but make pillows all the time using stitch witchery ;). I'm jealous of that gorgeous little ruffle. Nicely done.

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  5. Oh they are so gorgeous. Can you make me some too.

    tammy

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  6. I LOOOOOVE this look! That ruffle is sassy! Gives a pillow a personality if you know what I mean. Adorable! I'll take 3. :)

    Thanks for linking up!

    Funky Junk Donna

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  7. These turned out cute. I really like the box ruffle it's a nice change from a regular gather.

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  8. Ooooh I love those pillows! Great job!

    sweetjeanette.blogspot.com

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