From Spring Design & Art comes the Top 10 Google Searches Pillow. Note those for 2006; both Paris and Orlando come before Hurricane Katrina and bankruptcy. Yeah, that sounds about right. Anyway, the 16" x 16" pillow signed and numbered pillows are being offered as limited editions of 250 and can be yours for $120 bucks. Or I’m thinking, pocket the money and make your own with iron-on transfer paper, stencils/paint, cross-stitch or needlepoint...
Have a taste of Sofa Garden's Breakfast Food Pillows...."More Fun than the real thing, and 0 grams of fat."
I think the toast is my favorite, but it's probably because I hate pancakes...well, at least maple syrup.
It's about time for the Barcelona Cushion Clock from MonkeyNose:
I first saw this quick and easy to make pillow slipcover technique on BBC America’s fabulous DIY make over show "Changing Rooms" three or four years ago. It’s an oldie but a goodie.
What You Need
- A pillow form or old pillow you no longer love
- Fabric one inch wider and 2 ½ times longer than your pillow’s dimensions
- A sewing machine, although you could get by with hand stitching in a pinch
(Before we go on, a note about sewing machines...
What You Need What You Don’t Need
Ugly square pillow of your choice Needle
Fabric: approximately twice the Thread
dimensions of the pillow,
so about 40" square fabric
for 20" pillow.
Lightweight cotton works great for this method. Lay your fabric wrong...