Tuesday, May 25, 2010

From A Dress To A Pillow

I had fabric left over from my re-purposed linen dress and decided my urn pillow needed company. Our house has lots of neutrals (can you tell) so it was an easy addition to a chair in the living room. Cut two rectangular panels and sewed black and white ribbon down the center of one:
Using some scraps from the same fabric, I made four rolled flowers and used them as centers for four layered flowers I made from white organza scraps I had. ( Used the "singed" edge technique but used my embossing gun to melt the edges instead of doing it over a flame. See my earlier post, "Flower Power of Black and White for description. I added black crystal beads ( left over from another project...use those supplies!) to the center of each flower.

Sewed the pillow together, stuffed it, hand sewed the flowers to the front and:

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Katie P said...

WAY cute! Looks professional!

Katie P

Michelle said...

That's gorgeous! My bed covets one of those pillows! ;)

a little lovely said...

here from anything related. love this pillow, it's gorgeous!! i think im going to have to make one for my bed :) thanks for sharing

Michelle Hoad said...

I love the shape of it. It looks great with the urn pillow.

Lorrie Everitt Studio said...

Beautiful ... love the flowers and the pillow shape.

I've got a few linen dresses from Talbots that I've been thinking about repurposing ... this may be just the inspiration that I need.

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Heather said...

Love the pillow!
By the way, chocolate and crafts are a great combination :)

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Heather said...

Very Nice. I especially like the flowers.

BEAR's Mom said...

I love that pillow :D

Kristy said...

Very Cute!
Thanks for the project idea.

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Meg said...

so elegant and perfect!

Sheri@childmade.com said...

Very pretty! I like that it's longer than typical. Thanks for sharing ... I've posted a link.

SmartShopaholic said...

I LOVE the pillow! The flowers are so pretty. :)

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Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com said...

Very cute! I love the neutrals together.

★All Thingz Related★ said...

So chic! I love BOTH the pillows! Thanks for linking up to Anything Related!

Room to Inspire said...

What a great pillow! I love the addition of the flowers and it looks great with the urn! Thanks for linking up to Be Inspired last week.


Annette said...

Gorgeous pillow and great way to use what you already have! I'm inspired to look a little harder at my "stuff" before running out and buying something new!