Monday, March 26, 2012

Use Napkins To Make Pillows


Photo courtesy of Restored Style 
Whenever I'm in Target I like to browse their table linen aisle for fun, new designs.  Although their dinner napkins would look great on any table, I thought this pattern would be perfect for a pair of pillows.

These pillows were quick to make.  No fabric to cut, I just stitched down each side.  Then after stuffing each pillow, I closed the small opening shut using my glue gun for an invisible seam.



For only $9.99 plus the cost of pillow stuffing, this was such an inexpensive way to brighten up my home.



Photo courtesy of June & Bear
PS.  I love the creative way Kara used the napkins to repair her damaged TOMS. 

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46 comments:

  1. Beautiful!
    Now if only I knew how to use Fred's sewing machine, I'd be set!
    m.

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  2. My mom would love you. That is such a neat idea that I would never think to do quick and easy.

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  3. I purchased some napkins to do the exact same thing! Too bad I'm scared to pull out my sewing machine!

    Why does such a small thing scare me?!?!

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  4. Nice Brandi........I love the choice in fabric/napkin :) have a great week!

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  5. I'm still trying to work up the courage to make your rosette pillows and now I have to add these to the list also! Great job!

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  6. Every time I walked by those napkins in Target I thought they'd make a great pillow. Great job, they look beautiful! :)

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  7. Another good idea. The table linens have some of the best patterns and designs sometime.

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  8. Love that idea! the best part is that you closed them up by hot glueing them! I usually close them up by hand stitching them, and ouch! that's hard! I'm sure gonna try your easy way! Thanks.

    http://www.remodelandolacasa.com

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  9. Hi!
    I love this idea and I NEVER think about doing it when I'm out drooling over new napkins (like I was just this weekend!) I have a little 'reminder' sheet that I take with me when I'm shopping to keep me focused - gotta add this idea to the list. Have a great week.

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  10. Thanks for sharing, I'm going to Target to check out their napkins.

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  11. So cute! Target has the best sections of napkins (ever!) In the past, I've used placements to make pillows, so easy and fun!

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  12. I love these..Soooo cute and fun :)..Very neat idea..

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  13. You're so crafty! Love the pillows.

    -Shelly

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  14. I love pillows! This is an awesome idea!

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  15. Hi Brandi,

    I love the pillows and the idea of using napkins.

    Dee

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  16. Love your pillows! I love snatching Target's tea towels on clearance to make gift bags.

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  17. Great job, love the pillows and the pattern looks just the stencil pattern I did in my bathroom

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  18. Another great project! I love how you are always so creative whether it's with fabrics or food. Great job!

    Pam

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  19. i love your pillows! that's what i originally got those napkins for---but i still haven't made bear's pillow.

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  20. Lovely! Great idea!

    makingitfeellikehome.blogspot.com

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  21. I have been dying to get some new pillows for my couch and didn't want to spend a fortune. This is a great idea. Now I just need to get myself a sewing machine!

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  22. Hello! I found you via Home to Three Duncan Boys. I've used placemats, and vintage scarves but never napkins thanks for sharing.

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  23. Brandi, I like the design you chose...you did a great job with your napkin pillows!

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  24. Okay, the pillows are very cute. BUT the best thing I learned from this post was how to make a seamless edge. I haven't made pillow in years, but I never knew how to close the fourth side. Thanks!

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  25. Very inventive! I love the fabric patterns.

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  26. Hi, Brandi! I LOVE these! You've just given me a new way to look at napkins! I'm pinning it now and featuring on the Bella Nest Facebook page... so happy to be following Don't Disturb This Groove!

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  27. Very creative! These pillows are so chic!
    Yvonne

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  28. Great minds think alike! I did this back in early February except I snagged some beautiful blue napkins! Come check it out sometime! http://www.dwellonjoy.com/2012/02/napkins-into-pillows-sewing-project-2.html. I love yours too, great job!

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  29. Love it - especially since it involves minimal sewing! So many cute napkins are on my radar now!!

    Thanks for another Cinchy idea!
    Kelly

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  30. I LOVE the pillows!! I would love for you to share it at my party going on now at Jillify It!

    Jill
    www.jillifyit.com

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  31. These pillows are incredible! I love the fabric and so easy to make! Don't you just love Target!

    Thanks for linking to the party.

    blessings,
    karianne

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  32. SQueeeeee! Target has new napkins and they are CUTE love this! Thank you for sharing

    -Jacque

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  33. Lovely! I bought some cloth napkins at TJ Maxx and recovered some pillows. I love them and love the price! Thanks for sharing:)

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  34. Those pillows are so stylish and rich looking ...

    ... and so easy and peasy!

    Thanks so much for linking it up at our "It's a Cinch" party!

    :)

    Linda
    www.itallstartedwithpaint.com

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  35. Wow, thats very innovative and looks so lovely. I would love for you to drop by My Dream Canvas as well :-) I’m visiting from Wow Us Wednesdays. Really like your blog.

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  36. this is so creative...OMG! I would have NEVER even thought of this? And the pattern is wonderfu...great job!

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  37. Brandi, those pillows are so cute and love the bottle you transformed, too. Now I need to go to Target and check out those cute napkins.

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  38. I love this so much I pinned it. Thanks for linking this too!
    Karah

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  39. Very creative and savy idea! thanks for sharing.
    JoAnn

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  40. Pinned it, love it. Now I just have to go to Target:)

    Jessica
    stayathomeista.com

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  41. Oooh la la! This idea is right up my alley. I love it! Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog so I could discover yours :-) You've got some great work

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  42. These cushions are great. The print is fabulous - and geometric prints are so popular. What a nifty/cheap creation.

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  43. I am inviting you to come and be part of my blog hop:
    http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/2012/04/show-your-stuff-21-sloppy-dave-recipe.html

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  44. Hey Brandi- I did the same thing with napkins on my blog! Great minds think alike, eh?

    Yours look awesome. I was trying to make covers for existing pillows and it wasn't as easy to size em up

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