Monday, August 12, 2013

Pillow Cover from Napkins

Today I am showing you how to make a pillow cover from something you already have on hand...something simple like cloth napkins. 
I started with

2 new white cloth napkins and a pillow insert.
 I wrote on one of the napkins a good daily reminder...because 
"all you need is love and love is all you need".
Yes, I know who the Beatles are, even at my young age.
You can stencil it or writing it by hand.
Then I got my sewing machine out and I sew 3 of the 4 sides.
Like this
Make sure to sew the napkins "inside out",

Turned the cover the right way and
insert pillow. 
I opted to just sew the pillow inside this time.
(the fourth side)
Easy right?
This is such a fun way to repurpose cloth napkins into something totally different.
Have fun.
Stay Frugal,

16 comments:

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Daniela,
That is a real KISS = Keep It Sweet & Simple pillow cover!
Love the text as it is so true.
Hugs,
Mariette

PS Don't miss the final reveal of our home...

NanaDiana said...

That is really a cute idea, Dani. You are so creative- xo Diana

Leslie Harris said...

You make everything seem so do-able Dani. I can't really see but you inspire me to make my own pillow! What a great way to use some extra napkins.

Lena said...

Cuute! I wish I could have white pillows around my two messy boys with their sticky little fingers...

Kelly said...

That's it! I'm getting a sewing machine. LOL! I love all the projects you can do with one. Love that pillow. So cute and such a good way to repurpose napkins. Thanks for the great idea!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Great idea and I love the stencil. Looks super and napkins are perfect. Thanks for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Mary Palumbo Collings said...

Una bella idea Daniela... brava!

Jeanne Ireland said...

Wonderful idea and great job.

livingsimplyfree said...

That came out lovely, your stencil added just the right touch.

Revi said...

She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah! :)
-Revi

must love junk said...

You lost me at 'then I got my sewing machine out'-ha! But they are seriously very cute! ;)
Susan

Okio B Designs said...

Such a smart idea Daniela! I will never look at napkins the same way again. =) I will forever see them as sweet pillow slips!

Jeanine

Amy of While Wearing Heels said...

Your pillow turned out lovely. Love the sentiment on it as well.

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Love your pillow and the saying is so sweet! Great job...
Blessings,
Cindh

Leslie Lambert said...

Absolutely love this idea...how frugal (but cute)! This would be great to link up to Create It Thursday #15…it's live now. Hope to see you there!

Ann said...

I love being frugal, makes me feel so good. Love this idea, will be following.
Ann