As our guest bedroom was re - vamped for winter, the wedding was on my mind. So a couple of toss pillows were created! His and Hers!
Let me tell you about the fabric... Have you noticed the fleece blankets that are EVERYWHERE just before Christmas? I found a dark green one on sale for * get this * $2.00. That's the fabric I used! Everything else was already on hand.
His pillow is very simple. Four pieces of tulle were cut 7 inches long. A black ribbon was cut slightly shorter. Using the longest stitch on my sewing machine, the ribbon and tulle were stacked on top of each other and sewn down the center. The seam was gathered just a bit and all the layers were fluffed. I tacked a black ribbon all the way around the cover and added the "bow tie" just a smidge off center.
Her pillow is a series of rose accessories in different sizes tacked together to form a bouquet.
The two made with eyelet and soft yellow lace were sewn following Chubby Fasionista's Rose Accessory tutorial. The larger rose follows the same tutorial, but I used two fabrics. The outer fabric is white, while the inner fabric is white with yellow and blue flowers scattered here and there.
The large ruffle to the left is actually some kind of vintage crocheted lace. I found it when we were shopping Yards N Yards of Yard Sales . It was in a sandwich bag with other lace. I think someone must have had a lovely pillow case with it on the end. It looks like the pillow case was cut to keep the lace. Anyhoooo, I was afraid to cut the gorgeous lace, so using my longest stitch on the machice, a seam was sewn AWAY from the vintage lace! The seam was gathered as tightly as possible without harming anything.
I love the end result! His and Hers. Twenty-seven years. My goodness, how time flies!
I'd love to hear what you think about my project! How would you interpret your wedding into pillows? I'd love to hear all about that, too!
Happy sewing, Sweet Friends! ;-) -Marci