Wednesday, November 16, 2011

My New Accent Pillow

I love pillows!!  And there are a ton of beautiful and inspiring pillows out there.  But I never make any.  I don't know why.  They're easy to make (for the most part) and I have a bunch of fabric I want to use for pillows (not to mention a couple of pillow forms lying around from old pillows).

I'm crazy, I know it.
So, I decided I would try to make more.  (Don't be surprised if there's some pillow tutorials in the next few weeks) I'm tired of wanting to make them.. I'm gonna just do it.
And to start it off... I made one for my bed!


I've had this fabric forever because I was planning on doing some fabric covered canvases for my room, but decided against it (it just didn't look quite right).  What better way to use the fabric that I was going to use for my bedroom anyways, right?



I made it reversible.  I like to change my duvet cover to a lighter, brighter one for spring/summer, and the brown is a nicer contrast.


I also added a zipper on the side so I can change the pillow out when I get tired of the pillow!


 I love it.. and I'm excited to attempt more pillows for my home!


Anyone else made any pillows lately.. please share!

Have a wonderful Wednesday!!

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12 comments:

Vanessa said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi, Vixen

Love your pillow. The fabric is just lovely!

Vanessa

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Vanessa Thanks so much, Vanessa! So glad you stopped by!

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said... Best Blogger Tips

What a great pillow!

Jenny
www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

Patti said... Best Blogger Tips

The green fabric is so pretty - love that you put a zipper in the pillow - great idea!

Becky@Beyond The Picket Fence said... Best Blogger Tips

Great fabric, love that you can change it up! Thanks for linking up to Beyond The Picket Fence.

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Patti Thank you, Patti!!

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Becky@Beyond The Picket Fence Thank you! Glad you stopped by!

marissa said... Best Blogger Tips

this turned out so pretty. I think I need to make more pillows too. I'd love you to link this to my party at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com/2011/11/what-i-wore-wednesdays-1.html

sstone said... Best Blogger Tips

I've just started working ona couple pillows too. I'm going to make my changeable as well, so I can mix it up.:) I love the green against the black and white.:)
Shiloh
everydaygameplan.net

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Jenny @ Simcoe Street Thank you, Jenny!

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@marissa Thanks so much for the invite!!

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@sstone Thanks so much!! Have fun working on yours!