These pillows were a long time coming! Right before Samuel was born, my mom and Aunt Sheryl recovered my couch for me while I was on bed rest. The plan was to make pillows as soon as he was born with all the left-over fabric. Well, now 4 years later I'm finally getting around to it :o)
My mom gave me two old pillows that were ok, but nothing special. I liked the size, so I cut some fabric a little bigger than they were.
Sewed around the edge, leaving a space open for stuffing. Then trimmed the sides and corners.
Turning right side out, I pinned about two inches in from the sides as a guide for sewing, still leaving an opening for the stuffing to go in.
Then I sewed another seam very close to the edge, just for looks.
Then stuffed my pillow.
Next I pinned the opening on the inner seam.
And then the outer.
Sewed those closed, and wow I have two new pillows! Now why did that take me so long?
Two down and a few more to come. Hopefully sooner rather than later.