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Monday, March 21, 2011

Easter Pillows


Went to Kohl's the other day, and found some really fun appliqued placemats.  Making pillows of of these placemats was done quit a bit, and linked up by several people to the different link parties.  Here is a tutoral on how to create these fun easy pillows: Easy Placemat Pillows by Meredith at Heardmont. 

I have to admit though... all I did was use a seam ripper to undo about 4 inches of stitching, stuffed the placemats, and then restitched using mathcing thread.  Took about 5 to 10 minutes to create each pillow.  $2.50 per placemat and half of a $3.00 - 12 ounce package of poly-fil = less than $5 per pillow.  Making this a thrifty way for you to add some festive holiday pillows to your living room.



I really like the peaking bunnies!  While checking out the Easter placemats I also picked up a very cute St. Patrick's (70% off = $1.00) and a fun Valentine's placemat.  I figure these can store flat until next year, and then get 'stuffed' just before the holiday.


Linking up with:
$5 Projects at C.S.I.
{only fitting since I have been 'fixing to' make these
placemat pillows for over 6 months now, LOL}

6 comments:

  1. Hi Kimberlee! Thanks for the link - I LOVE your new Easter pillows! They turned out so great. :)
    Meredith @ Welcome to Heardmont

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  2. They are really cute pillows. Love the colors, easter and spring at the same time!

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  3. What a cute idea! I love the egg shaped one.

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  4. Great idea! I just picked up some Kohl's kitchen towels yesterday. Love their seasonal stuff. I've used their placemats before to make kids aprons. They turned out really cute.
    Lori
    http://mudpiestudio.blogspot.com/2009/09/childrens-holiday-aprons-how-to.html

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  5. Love the egg and those bunnies, TOO CUTE! Thanks for linking to Fabric Tuesday :)

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