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04 November 2016

Recycled Quilted Pillow

Here is a new addition to the couch... because sometimes, you have to sew "something" for your sewing mojo and creativity to return. Best part is that it only took a couple of hours to make.









My kids don't pay attention to much, except those printed 'best before' dates on pillows. Honestly, they hassle me for new pillows until I give in.


Rather than throw them out, I'm going to make quilted covers - then they can use them to lounge on, sit on, squish out of shape and generally 'kid-ify' them.


This fabric is a poly/cotton blend which I picked up on sale at Spotlight last night and quilted with a double layer of batting.

I backed the pillow in a pair of old jeans which which went through a hot dryer one time too many.





I cut up the legs and sewed them to make a big rectangle. I even added a zipper.

Honestly, I am ridiculously happy with this recycled pillow and have one more to make before the kids get home from school.

But first, coffee.


How do you get your "SewJo" back?






2 comments:

  1. Such clever recycling with a really beautiful result. I try to keep my mojo going by stitching with lovely friends and checking out my favourite blogs, which of course includes yours

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  2. Hi Anorina your cushion looks awesome,i love that fabric and what a great idea you have used to back it,well done my friend xx

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