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French Seamed Envelope Pillow

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Dorktacular Pillow

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 Funky, Retro / Vintage, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Vintage hanging wall calendar (fabric front) and silly kitty fabric for the back.

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What are you most proud of? The French seam. It really makes for a professional finish. I'd like to make more, perhaps with less dorky fabric. Or perhaps with more. I am a big dork at heart. (and that's a good thing)

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take her sewing course as a refresher, as I did since I never had formal lessons. I feel like it's giving me fresh inspiration and motivating me to sew more!

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Wow! I love this-- The calendar is a clever idea and cute to boot! :)

08/05/2012 Flag

"Dorktacular"--HA! Maybe that's why I love it! Great job :0)

05/09/2013 Flag

I love that fabric and pillow. Signed, a dork/ geek named Lis

08/22/2013 Flag

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08/22/2013 Flag

All of us "dorks" must stick together!!! Love, love, love your pillow! I would put li'l "doggies" on the back of my calendar pillows...but it still would be similar to yours. It's fun being whimsical...life is too stressful...everyone needs a break! Love it!! A+

10/11/2013 Flag