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Ruffle pillow front

Created in this Craftsy Course

Sewing Texture taught by Vanessa Christenson

Whether you're making something new, or livening up something you love, ruffles, pleats, gathers and shirring are easy ways to add style and depth.

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Category Sewing
Type Home Decor
Style Cute, Casual, Whimsical
NickiM on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? heavy weight cotton for pillow anchor fabric and back an old t-shirt cut into strips for the ruffles

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What are you most proud of? It doesn't look like the ruffles are made from an old t-shirt, and I remembered how to sew a zipper placket for the back of the pillow.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have fun playing with the ruffles. They don't have to be perfectly ruffled, perfectly sewn in the middle or even perfectly spaced. Also, be aware of your seam allowances around the edges when you place your ruffles on the anchor fabric.

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Your pillow is unique and should be easy to rest your head on it. What a lovely way to up-cycle an old t-shirt! Nice pillow!

03/24/2013 Flag

Very nice idea and great look in your pillow! Thanks for sharing :-)

05/27/2013 Flag