Decorative Trimmings Pillow Art

Decorative Trimmings Pillow Art by Lorine Mason

Let’s talk abstract forms and drawings and then let’s take that idea and make a pillow art with decorative trimmings.  Here’s how to get started.

Supplies for Decorative Trimmings Pillow Art :

  • Poly-Fil® Soft Touch® 12″ x 16″ Pillow Form
  • Natural Canvas Fabric
  • Assorted Natural Colored Trims by Decorative Trimmings
  • Assorted Buttons
  • Patterns*
  • Your choice of pattern transfer methods
  • Sewing Machine and Basic Sewing Tools, Iron.

* Download clipart or create your own.

Decorative Trims Step Outs 5


How to make Decorative Trimmings Pillow Art :

  1. Cut the following from canvas fabric: Pillow Front – Cut one 13 x 17 inch rectangle  Pillow Back – Cut one 13 x 12 inch rectangle and Cut one 13 x 14 inch rectangle
  2. Transfer pattern onto the pillow front.
  3. Stitch assorted trims directly onto the pillow front following the pattern lines.
  4. Sew buttons to pillow front.
  5. Create a double turned 1 inch hem along one side of each of the pillow back sections.
  6. Lay the pillow front right side up on the flat surface. Place the two back pieces onto top right sides down and pin.
  7. Stitch the layers together using 1/2 inch seam.
  8. Turn right side out and press.
  9. Insert a Poly-Fil® Soft Touch® 12″ x 16″ Pillow Form and you are finished. Decorative Trimmings Pillow

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