Learn to make these simple pillow coverings， and you can change the look of any décor in a few fast and easy steps. This construction has no pesky buttons， zippers or Velcro to deal with – just a basic 'envelope' closure on the back， which also means you can pull out your pillow and wash the cover when Uncle Mort spills BBQ sauce on it.
You can buy pillow inserts to create a brand new pillowsofa pillow covers， or you can recover a pillow you already have. We made two 16" and two 20" pillows for our patio party， but you could make lots more in all kinds of sizes. We give you notes below on how to adjust your fabric cuts.accent pillow case baby burlap sofa
Our sample was made using the beautiful fabrics from Heather Bailey's Freshcut collection. For information on where to buy， read How to Create a Fabric Pallet.
I know that looks like a lot of steps for what I promised would be an easy project， but that's just because I'm wordy ... and I want to make sure you have good formulas to follow so you can use these same instructions for the many， many， many pillows you'll be making. We are finally ready to sew!
When sewing corners， try backtacking and sewing over a few stitches once you reach the pivot point of the next seam. This way， your corners will be better reinforced when you clip away fabric and turn them inside out.
Depending on the size and stuffing content， pillow inserts can be the most expensive part of your entire pillow project. One great alternative to buying pillow inserts is to keep your eyes peeled for regular pillows on sale at home furnishing stores or discount retailers. They'll likely be in colors or fabric designs you don't like， but who cares？ You're going to tear off their ugly cover and replace it with your own spiffy new cover. Read more about pillows in general and pillow recycling in particular.
Contributors Project Design： Alicia Thommas Sample Creation &； Instructions： Gregory Dickson
Easy canvas envelopes for any occasion – sounds good, right? But… canvas??? Yeah. Why not?They are just like the paper envelopes but made of canvas. With both sides blank, you can dye them, paint them, mist them, ink them, stamp them, stencil them, iron-on them, monogram them, screen print on them or do whatever crafty else comes to your mind. They are made of 100% cotton fabric and can hold 5×7 cards. But who said that you have to store cards in them? You can store your jewellery in them. Or even turn one of them into a case for your crafty supplies. Remember… why not?!?
This year, spoil Grandpa with the best gift ever. In this wonderful list, you’ll find plenty of gifts that you’re sure to never have thought of. Best of all, they’re personalized! So whether it’s a keychain with a sweet message or a custom photo frame you’re after, you’re in the right place.
Ever since we blogged a whiteboard-painted wall for tracking ideas and next steps, we’ve been coming across examples of graphed ideas. This is J.K. Rowlings plot spreadsheet for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. It knocked us out for how utterly straightforward and unfussy it is; written in ball-point pen on lined notebook paper. And look what it became!