Tuesday, November 17, 2009

From Napkins to Pillows

I have been looking for some pillows to add some color to our bedroom. I am fairly picky about my pillows but I was also on a tight budget. Enter....Anthropologie. I was browsing the sale section (the only place I shop there) when I saw theses beautiful napkins. $3.95 each! Full of color and pattern I thought I might be able to turn them into pillows for our bedroom.

And I did!

It took me all morning to do. (I'm not the best seamstress in the world.) The how-to was pretty simple. I just sewed them together inside out. Then I stuffed the pillow in and hand-sewed the bottom. I did have to remove and then reapply the tassels.

I love that I could get a designer look, complete with tassels, for only 8 bucks a pillow. Now if I could only make a duvet cover out of napkins to match.


  1. Amazing and gorgeous. Nice work!

  2. What did you use to stuff the pillows?

  3. I actually had some down fill pillows already. But you can get them in almost any size at Tuesday Morning.

  4. There are so many beautiful napkins available and they are so inexpensive. This is a great way to get a designer look. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I can't believe I never discovered yours. So glad I did!

  5. LOVE these! Wish I had a sewing machine!!


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