Sunday, November 24, 2013

Pillows from Drop Cloths

You've probably already heard that I have a new sewing addiction...  Drop Cloth Fabric!  Did you see my New Curtains?  I've also made several Dish Cloths!  I love the raw texture of this fabric as well has how sturdy it is. 

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 Here are a couple of pillow covers recently sewn!
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I began with this tutorial for an envelope pillow cover and cut my fabric.  You can see I ironed where it will flip to cover the pillow form.  That way, I am only decorating the front.
The plaid-ish one is just a series of stripes in black, brown and bright orange.  Using a ruler and a yard stick, I painted evenly spaced lines in two directions.
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Then I wanted something a little more girly!
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 Polka dot ribbon was ruffled and attached.

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New toss pillows!
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Are you sewing with drop cloth fabric?  What have you made?
;-)  -Marci


  1. I am also addicted to the drop cloth material, I enjoy making corn hot packs with them. Also I just learned how to sew so I might just try the pillows as well. Thanks for the inspiration, have a blessed day! :-)

  2. Love these! I like the ruffles one. I'm afraid that even with a ruler I wouldn't draw a straight line.

  3. I have never heard if it but it is most likely called something else here.

  4. They are so beautiful & so original - I love them!

  5. I love them both! I have made exactly one drop cloth pillow in my life. That was I think the last time Damien was released from his cabinet!

  6. These are lovely Marci. I love them both.

  7. Love the colors you selected! Found you over at Twigg Studios

  8. Love the plaid one! Awesome pillows :) Thanks for linking to Snickerdoodle Sunday!

  9. Loving the plaid Marci! I need pillows and am thinking you have inspired me to try using drop cloths! Thank you for sharing them at the party this week! I am featuring it on the Facebook page today and have pinned it to the You're Gonna Love It Tuesday board on Pinterest :-)

  10. I have a drop cloth I want to paint into a rug...have had it for months... Here via Kathe w E

  11. Really cute, Marci! Thanks for sharing with the Clever Chicks!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick


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