Lay out your fabric on a flat surface. Using a ruler or measuring tape, draw two squares that are the size you ultimately want PLUS an extra 1 - 1/2 inches. Carefully cut them out with your scissors and lay them on top of each
Decorative silk pillows are made not only from silk, but also frequently have handcrafted silk patterns embroidered on them as well. The design might match the shade of the background so the pattern is discernible by its raised texture, or it may be in a
Perhaps you want to design a room in your house to feel like a beach retreat, even though you live nowhere near the ocean. Maybe you just purchased a beach house and are looking forward to decorating it with nautical home accessories. Adding seaside pillows
Pillow forms is a term used to describe the various stuffing, inserts and upholstery batting used in upholstered pillows and pillow cushions. A pillow form is also called a pillow insert and many different sizes, shapes and types of inserts are available today. Bolster pillow
Visit a local fabric store to purchase the supplies you'll need to make your decorative pillows. If there isn‘t one nearby, you can also find lots of fabric and supplies online. Or, you may have an existing item of clothing or other fabric in your
Throw pillows are one of the most common forms of home decor. They are typically available in a wide variety of styles and colors and can be purchased from most home furnishings stores. But if you want more than one or two accent pillows for
You‘ll also need to buy something to ˝stuff˝ your new pillows. You can either use batting, which is loose stuffing, or a pre-made pillow form insert. Batting is cheaper and can be divided up for multiple projects, but pillow forms hold their shape better. You
Crewelwork and embroidery are considered among the most challenging and time-consuming of all the needle arts, the result of which is detail that can approximate a fine, painted canvas. Common materials for embroidery and crewelwork are silk, wool, and cotton.
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