Monday, July 23, 2012

Dinner Napkin Pillows

Happy Monday.  It was a gorgeous weekend here in New York.  
However, I did take a few minutes to come inside and sew together some pillows.
These  have to be one of the easiest pillow projects ever.
It all started when I spotted these pretty napkins at Home Goods.  These beauties were $9.99 for four napkins, which would make two pillows.  These napkins have a nice weight to them with ridges.
 I knew they would make gorgeous pillows.
I took two of the napkins and pinned them together, wrong sides together. 
Since the napkins are finished on all four sides, I followed along the sewing line from the napkins and sewed three sides together.

Once the three sides were sewn together, I stuffed it with the pillow insert.  With the insert in the pillow, I put the pillow back on the sewing machine and sewed the fourth edge to finish the pillow.
Within a few minutes, I had two new pillows for my living room sofa.  
If you can sew a straight line, you can make these too.
If you can't sew a straight line, you could still make these using fabric glue.
Can't wait to hear what you think.

I always love and appreciate your comments.
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NanaDiana said...

Judy-Those look great...and I love that you left the hemmed edges on the outside for welting. Perfect! xo Diana

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Judy! Love the pattern and great way to get new pillows without spending a lot of money.

Laura @ duke manor farm said...

pretty. I never think to make pillows this way but I may.

Debbiedoos said...

LOVE these Judy!~ I have made these before myself, and they are SUPER easy!

Mdegraeve said...

wow super cute and easy:)

Maria Elena said...

Judy, I love them! I am addicted to pillows and I am always making some for my home, so I thank you for sharing this easy project. What a great idea!

Cynthia said...

Very pretty pillows I love the fabric from the napkins.


Janell @ House of Fifty said...

So smart! They look perfect, now I'll be on the lookout for a chic pair of dinner napkins! Janell

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

They are perfect! Love the color. Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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