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French seam envelope pillow set

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Pair of pocket overstuffed pillows

Created in this Craftsy Course

Sewing Studio: Fashion Fitting, Home Decor & More taught by Diana Rupp

Get to know your machine and the basics of pinning, stitching, pressing and finishing as you make a pillow and a pencil skirt.

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Category Sewing
Type Home Decor
Style Romantic, Whimsical, Mod, Retro / Vintage, Funky, Casual, Traditional, Classic, Cute
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What materials did you use? Duralee Kilburn Chocolate/Natural 100 % cotton slub duck. For Fronts & backs 20" pillow inserts

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What are you most proud of? The pattern matching at the envelope back opening. Whew!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use a woven that's stays woven! My fabric trimmed itself away as I worked by unravelling at the speed of sound. The very open linen-like weave I used is best suited for a different seam finish. Unless you're looking for a challenge lol! Remember to keep the "inside to inside" and "outside to outside" pieces together and you'll have no problem following this class. Diana is a great teacher.

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Terrific job - really love that fabric!

12/22/2012 Flag

Thank you. Me too! Grandma is a good fabric-picker, lol.

12/22/2012 Flag

Nice!!!

12/23/2012 Flag

thank you both! :)

03/01/2013 Flag