By BiSM1LLah-empiritrage. Pillows and Throws. At Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 03:57:46 AM.
The decorative pillows are like jewels in your house. Your decoration will highlight the sharp accents and colors. The textures of the distinct elements make your whole place very inviting and comfortable. The textured pillows with earth colors can enhance the looks of your sofa. Using beads and satin give excitement to your traditional pieces. You are giving your visitors what it is like to be hospitable by giving them the welcoming beauty of your home decorations.
So now that we've considered the different types of stuffing for pillows, let's get down to business and do the actual preparation and sewing part. For preparation, let's collect the materials first. Since the pillow is such a simple project, not many materials are required. Start off with the fabric for the pillow, and your choice of a form or fiberfill. Then get some matching thread, some hand needles and a couple of pins, scissors, and perhaps something to mark your fabric with.
First off, decide what size you'd like your pillow to be. Let's just say, for the purposes of an example, that I wanted to make a throw pillow that's seven inches square. Now you need to add a half inch to each side (in other words, a whole inch.) That's the size you'll end up cutting your fabric. Mine will end up being eight inches. That gives you enough room to sew around the edges. Cut two pieces of fabric in this size, then place the two right sides together. Pin one side, making sure that the two pieces are secure. Then, using a basic running stitch, sew to the other end one half inch from the edge. Backstitch a few times before ending with a knot. Continue this around two of the other sides, leaving one side open.