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Chalkboard Pillow. Redfly Creations: Stencil Pillow. Suits Me Fine Pillows. Shirt Pillows. Want a little insight into what my husband signed up for when he said "I do"?

Shirt Pillows

I've had a box squirreled away in the bottom of the closet for the past three years. Every time my husband has announced that he's going to sort through his clothes and get rid of old items, I'd hover over him like a ravenous vulture circling a horse carcass. I would wait on baited breath for an old button-down shirt to hit the "give away" pile, swoop in, nab the shirt with my sharpened craft talons, and hastily slink off to the box in the bottom of my closet. A stencil some fabric scraps = A magic pillow. Dear Chicago House,

A stencil some fabric scraps = A magic pillow

Natural Floor Pillows. This fun project comes from d*s reader anneli martin of bird and lard. anneli had an old bed linen and a duvet cover that she didn’t want to throw away, so she cut them into one inch strips and crocheted these two giant floor pillows. i think the result is fantastic, and definitely a great way to spend a cold winter day indoors. anneli was kind enough to share the full project steps after the jump- happy crocheting!

Natural Floor Pillows

Ampersand Pillow and Freezer Paper Stencil. How To Make "Fold, Stitch & Stuff" Triangle Throw Pillow Safety Signs. Tired of normal square or rectangle pillow in your house?

Triangle Throw Pillow Safety Signs

Why not spruce up your home decor with this safety sign triangle throw pillow. I got a triangle pillow form / pillow insert from Downlite and happy to see how good the quality is, especially the blended feather and down filling, and the polka-dot lining. The other 2 shapes are also darling to try out, can someone please try them out and show me what will you do with the cube and sphere shape? Safety sign would be one of the best designs to adapt in a triangle pillow form shape. So, I chose 4 simplest safety signs to applique on the pillow case cover; pipe the edge with black cord; sew a zipper on the case cover; and turn it to a 4-face safety signs pillow. Material: 1. 14″ triangle pillow insert, I used Novelty Triangle Pillow Form from Downlite. 2. 40″ x 15″ Plain Yellow fabric 3. 10″ x 48″ Black felt or faux suede 4. Use the cut-out holes of page 2-5 to trace the 4 safety signs.

Position the safety signs on the triangles. Horchow Windowpane Pillow Knockoff. Knick of time from my front porch to yours sisters of the wild west.

horchow Windowpane Pillow Knockoff

Snow Flake Pillow. I know Valentine’s Day is coming soon and I see stuff all over Blog Land, but I am really enjoying winter this year!

Snow Flake Pillow

I like the white stuff!! I guess this is also my own small rebellion. Well, that, and the fact that I have never really gotten into Valentine’s Day. Linen Stencil Quote Pillow. January 16th, 2012 Have you tried fabric markers yet? I finally got around to it, and they work great. Ginormous Button Pillow. Knitted Stool. Puff is the Norwegian word for stool.

Knitted Stool

We really liked the pouf from Christien Meinderstsma, but it´s way out of our price range. This simple pattern for a knitted stool has much thinner yarn, but the budget is just as thin;) Nice to rest your legs on, and very popular for the kids. What we used:Eskimo, 18 balls (Or yarn suitable for US #13 needles)Acrylic yarn would probably be a really good alternative, as it´s a piece of furnitureUS #19 circular needles2 cheap duves (feather and down) How we did it:Cast on 35 stitches using three threads.Knit the garter stitch until you´ve knitted all the balls, and there is just enough yarn left to asseble the stool. You now have ONE rectangular piece.Cast off loosely. Assemble the first long side. Stuff the duves into the stool. Assemble the other end in the same manner as the first. And there you go! Colour Wheel Pouf. Add a burst of color to your room with this crafty pouf!

Colour Wheel Pouf

At 17” wide and 10” deep, it’s large enough to serve as floor seating or a foot stool. (And if you have pets, I have a feeling they may want to make this their new favorite spot!) This project is a little challenging to sew, but it’s not too difficult, so if you’re comfortable with the basics of sewing, give it a try. SQUARE TUFTED FLOOR PILLOWS. Featured: Square Tufted Box Pillows by Restoration Hardware Young or old, few ever outgrow the love of laying on the floor while visiting or watching television.


What you need are some big comfy floor pillows that you can use for those times when the gang is over at your house and there is no room on the couch. If the pillows are big enough (24 to 36 inches) they can also be seat cushions around a big coffee table for the overflow from the dining room. Return to Sender. So now that you saw the window treatment, its time to reveal how I did it.

Return to Sender

The most exciting bit was that it cost me a total of $1 in supplies I didn't already have laying around the house. First off its a faux roman shade - it doesn't go up and down - perfect for my needs since privacy and light is not an issue in here. I thought about what I wanted in here for a long time - solid was too boring, a geometric print was too mod, a floral print was too fussy. So then it hit me, why not take my love of vintage ephemera and do something more whimsical up there? If you are wondering, you can very easily sew this if you are even a tiny bit comfy with a machine. Materials & Tools: drop cloth fabric, fabric glue, a strip of wood, t-shirt transfer paper, iron, printer, staple gun, scissors, hammer, measuring tape, nails, tacks.