Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Mistreating my pillows!

This Pottery Barn pillow was the inspiration for my recent pillow mistreatment. Betty has this pillow and I had seen it online. I already had the fabric swatches in my handy dandy Ziploc freezer bag along with paint samples. Seeing this beautiful pillow in real life sealed the deal though.
This is what I have been working on today. Recovering my pillows. Do I know how to do this? I do now. Did I load up the bus with all the boys and drag 3 bolts of fabric to the cutting table? Heck yes I did. Did I buy my fabric and trim at 40-60% off? You bet your bottom dollar I did. Are my fingers killing me now? Uh, Yes.
These are so much more cheerful than...

This...




3 comments:

team larsen said...

where did you get your fabric? Also, did you sew new fronts to these or create a whole new pillow over it. I have some pillows waiting to be created but I haven't quite geared up for pulling out the old sewing machine yet...

Betty said...

Wow they're gorgeous. I need to see them in person!

Jenny said...

So cute! I love them!!