Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Napkin Pillow

Back when I bought the tablecloth to create my daughter's bedding, I was able to pick up the matching napkins a few weeks later on a clear out sale.  Bonus!
So since then (can you tell I procrastinate), I've been meaning to throw together some quick throw pillows for her room with them.  
I had also found some clearance pink napkins (which were used for my daughter's Pinkalicious party) that I used too.

To create this pillow, you need to know how to sew four straight lines.  Seriously.  Simple!

Place the napkins together, right sides facing in and pin.

Sew around the perimeter, leaving a 4 inch opening.

Clip your corners.

Flip right side out and stuff with filling.

Be sure to stuff the corners of your pillow, too.

Sew the opening shut with a ladder stitch.

And. you. are. done.

Crazy easy, right?

And the two different sides adds a little interest. 

It's the perfect addition to my daughter's reading nook.  That's another part of her room I need to finish...

Hope you have a fabulous day!!

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SweetPepperRose said... Best Blogger Tips

Brilliant idea! and {sew} easy!

Heidi@OneCreativeMommy.com said... Best Blogger Tips

What a great (napkin) fabric! If you haven’t already, I hope you’ll visit "One Creative Weekend" on OneCreativeMommy.com (open every Fri-Wed) and link up this idea and anything else you’d like to share. There are two categories—one for Halloween and one for everything else.

Helen Graham said... Best Blogger Tips

A-MAZ-ING!!!!Genius idea!! I love upcycling, this is perfect! thanks so much for sharing :-)

Christine said... Best Blogger Tips

Fabulous cushions!! The fabric is soooo pretty! You did a great job!

Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

Jennifer Dawn Oliver Shelton said... Best Blogger Tips

What a perfect idea--to use a napkin! I would love it if you stopped by my blog and linked this up to my weekly link party. http://thelifeofjenniferdawn.blogspot.com/2012/10/a-little-bird-told-me-link-party-12.html

Gina @ Kleinworth & Co. said... Best Blogger Tips

What a lively print!!! I love it!!!

Heidi@OneCreativeMommy.com said... Best Blogger Tips

I'll be featuring this fantastic idea later today at OneCreativeMommy.com. Please stop by and grab a featured button if you’d like. I can’t wait to see what you link up this week!

Printabelle said... Best Blogger Tips

I think I could sew four straight lines! I love your choice of material, it's really pretty.

Tina from A Few Pretty Things said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautiful! I love it when I use something I already own as something else. I came here from the Sweet Saturday link party.

Kathie said... Best Blogger Tips

That print is so cute! I love how the napkins are just the perfect size! Thanks for sharing this at Gettin' Krafty!

Carrie said... Best Blogger Tips

What a great idea!! They came out beautifully! Thank you so much for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!