Pillow Talk: 20 Pillow Tutorials

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Confession: I have a {slight} pillow obsession. If my husband had his way, our bed would have 2 pillows on it- the ones we each sleep on. Our bed has 10, but in my opinion, it would look better with a few more! Pillows add color and character and dimension to a bed, a chair or a sofa, and I just love the way you can change your pillows as often as you want and get a completely new look with hardly any work at all! Here are 20 pillow tutorials that have caught my {obsessive} eye:  Embellished … [Read more...]

12 Pillow Tutorials


Last weeks most-viewed link in our link party was this tutorial for Giant Floor Pillows from Mandy Made.  I love how big and comfy these are! Thanks for linking up Mandy! Pillows add color, dimension and fun to decor, plus they are an easy way to re-do or freshen up a dull space. Here is a list of 12 pillow tutorials: Yo Yo Pillow from Tania Willis on Fiskars Give plain sofa pillows vibrant personalities with easy-to-make pillow bands from Martha Painted Pillow Covers from Lowes … [Read more...]

How To Applique- Its Fun!


With Summer coming to a close and school starting everywhere, I thought I’d give you a fun project that combines reading and sewing- How to Applique. The inspiration for our project comes from a family favorite; see if you can guess what it is. Step 1:   You need something for a background fabric.  I’ve used a drop cloth that has been washed and bleached.   Any neutral background fabric will do.   Because drop cloth tends to unravel, I’ve serged the edges. Cut out a piece at least 14” x 14 … [Read more...]

Ten Tutorials for Throw Pillows

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Last week's link party had some amazing ideas! My list of things to feature just keeps growing week by week! There were several trends from the link party that I could have featured, but I chose to feature ten tutorials for throw pillows. Some of these pillows were linked up to old parties, which just goes to show, you never know when I might feature you on Somewhat Simple, so keep linking up! 1. This pillow was made by ripping the seams along one side of a placemat- a genius time-saving idea … [Read more...]