Nothing finishes off a room quite like a grouping of plump, comfy pillows. If you're ready to try your hand at sewing these home decor staples, in this book you'll find everything you need to know to get you on your way. From simple squares and gusseted circles, to pretty bolsters and easy patchwork, you'll soon have an abundance of pillows to add into your decorating mix.
There are basic instructions for a knife-edge pillow, pillow with gusset, flange pillow, tied bolster, and various fringed pillows. The Planning Your Pillow Decor section explains choosing fabrics and artfully arranging pillows. Ten projects reflect six themes: Delicious Trimmings, Happy Tulips, Circles & Squares, Home Improvement, Scalloped Bolster, and Twists & Turns.
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¾ yard 52/54"-wide decorator fabrics aligning raw edges Assemble the Pillow back panel baste beaded bias strips Blanket Stitch border strips buttons for covering Circles Pillow Corded Piping corners cotton cover right side covered buttons covered piping Cut and Assemble cut pieces Cut the Fabrics douppioni embroidered embroidery floss Embroidery hoop Embroidery Pattern Finished Pillow flange fold French knots fringe front and back fused fusible green velvet gusset header including seam allowances Insert the pillow interfacing layers leaf print leaving an opening length light print long edge manufacturer’s instructions muslin opening closed order that follows pillow back pillow center pillow form pillow front piping cord Press the seam quilting ribbons rickrack rose-striped silk ruffle sashing strips seam allowances unless Sew with right sewing machine sides together unless silk rectangle solid off-white solid white Squares Pillow standard pillow STEM STITCH topstitch Turn right side wrong side inside zipper foot