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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Pier 1 Napkin to Fab Pillow DIY



I LOVE the look of script on fabric but I haven't found any that is just right, so this fabric napkin at Pier 1 was perfect! Alas, it was the last one. But at $4.95 for a generous 20" square napkin with pretty black crocheted edging, it was a real find!




As you can see, the writing is wonderfully done with the theme of being thankful. 


I hemmed a muslin square all the way around then
carefully sewed it to the napkin so the pretty edging would show.


And here SHE is!

I crashed my stash for a down pillow in just the right size then put the cover on it.

LOVE IT!


She is relaxing now with her pillow family on my bed. This is where I put all my pillow cover designs to see if they fit with my whole eclectic collection decor theme and are worthy of my Etsy shop. I really am pleased with this project! She was quick and easy and low cost and fits in perfectly with her siblings.




10 comments:

  1. Ann,
    What a great pillow you made from the Pier One napkin. So pretty. Love this.
    Happy Sunday.
    Kris

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  3. Thank you for visiting me and for your sweet comments.
    LOVE the pillow! Great idea.
    A girl after my own heart. I am a pillow addict. I have a wonderful collection of antique pillows. I love to change them out with the seasons and holidays or just for a new look. You can change the feel of a room just by changing out the pillows.
    Great post. Thanks for sharing.
    Will visit again soon.
    Elizabeth

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    Elizabeth

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  5. ooooohhhh! I love everything about your blog, thanks for leaving me a sweet message on my blog. I am a big lover of Cobalt Blue. you got me when I saw it on your blog. Love if you share you posts on Fabulous Friday Party, :) Here is the link http://www.simplenaturedecorblog.com/fabulous-friday-partyfall-features/

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  6. Oh wow! Gorgeous pillow! I see that you find inspiration everywhere you go, wonderful!

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  7. This is really lovely, and what a great idea - I call that really thinking outside the box! The whole collection is gorgeous.

    Shoshi

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  8. What a neat idea!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  9. Hi! I made this pillow last fall and even made some as Christmas gifts for family members. Nice to see Pier 1 is still carrying the napkins.
    Kathleen

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