Friday, November 16, 2012

Day 15: Pillows


30 Sew-Made Holiday Ideas


I need pillows for my couches and bed to spruce it up and give it some style. I love the idea that with pillows its a quick and easy change. You can make them seasonal to add a little more decor or just a singe color. There as so many tutorials out there so here are some of my favorite holiday ones. Make them a slip cover so its easily changed and stored. 

Use this envelope pattern to make it easily slip on and off and no hassle with zippers from Six Sisters' Stuff. Here are some quick measurments to use for you pillow size, under 18" should use less than 1/2 a yard fabric:

12"-12x30
14"-14x34
16"-16x38
18"-18x42
Quick rule to find the length is (sizex2)+6



Snowflake pillow, sew simple and cute. From Diary of a Quilter.

Check out these cute painted ornament pillows from tatertots and jello. A great way to use scrap ribbons and embellishments. 

PB Knockoff poinsettia pillow from Spartan Living.

PB Knockoff wreath pillow from Finding Pins & Needles.

 
Painted Santa Letter pillows from The 36th Avenue. Love the tip to use napkins and how she shows to use vinyl stencils. 

DIY Burlap pillows, Holiday pillows
Painted burlap pillows with a great envelop back from Design, Dining & Diapers

Create & Barrel inspired tree pillow tutorial from Dreams of Frippery.

Merry-pillow
Merry pillow that's so simple, a good one to start with from the train to crazy

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PB Knockoff freezer paper pillows. I love this idea especially since I don't have vinyl, you could apply this to any of the painting pillows. This tutorial is from My backyard Eden.

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Ballard knockoff present pillow from Creative Little Daisy.


Joanns fun peppermint pillow tutorial. 

These are so easy its just a sharpie! Get the tutorial at Dear Lillie. I love her house with all her decor maybe one day our house will be that clean and cute, well maybe when the kids move years from now.