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Tassel-Trimmed Pillow
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Tassel-Trimmed Pillow

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 18" Pillow form
  • 2 Beaded drapery tie backs, black
  • 1 pair Corded tassel, black
  • 2/3 yd. Crepe-back satin, white
  • Thread
  • 2-1/4 yd Piping, black
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • Ruler or tape measure

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cutting the satin:
    • One 18-1/2"x16-1/2" pillow front
    • One 18-1/2"x10" back flap
    • One 18-1/2"x13" back flap
  2. Fold the 18-1/2" edge of both back flap pieces under 1/2", press, fold under 1/2" again and press. Sew, making finished edges.
  3. Pin piping to the front, clipping corners to fit. Overlap the ends and pin in place. Sew piping to pillow front using a zipper foot or piping foot.
  4. Layer pillow front, right side up, with 2 overlapping back pieces, right sides down. Pin in place and sew together.
  5. Clip the corners, turn pillow right side out and place pillow for inside. Hand sew opening closed.
  6. Slip the beaded tieback on the pillow as shown in photo. Tie on tassels for added interest.
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