Sew a Decorative Pillow

How To : Sew a decorative pillow

In this video series, Carolyn Saylors is going to show you a quick and easy way to make a simple pillow. In the first video she's going to show you some of the things that you need: fabric, thread, ruler, scissors and also an old newspaper, marker, pen, crayon and the stuffing ...more

How To : Make a decorative pillow

In this series you'll see how to make a decortive pillow with a geometric boarder and multiple pieces of material. You will need a sewing machine. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a decorative pillow. Make a decorative pillow - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expe ...more

How To : Make decorative pillows

Learn how to make decorative pillows with expert tips on sewing and accessories in this free home decoration video series on making decorative pillows. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make decorative pillows. Make decorative pillows - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on e ...more

How To : Make a decorative pillow

In this video series, let Denise Robinson show you how to make a decorative pillow. Part 1 of 8 - How to Make a decorative pillow. Make a decorative pillow - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a decorative pillow - Part 3 of 8. Click throu ...more

How To : Make a No-Sew Pillow Cover

Video: . This DIY room decor tutorial is super easy and the final result is very girly and polished. This is what you'll need: -A piece of fabric -A pillow -Scissors -Fabric glue, hot glue or thread and needle if you want to sew. Measurements in my case: Large piece of fab ...more

How To : Sew a pillow case cover

Looking for an easy sewing project? Learn how to make a flanged pillow case in this free video series from a professional seamstress. Part 1 of 11 - How to Sew a pillow case cover. Sew a pillow case cover - Part 2 of 11. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com S ...more

How To : Sew easy pillow shams from old t-shirts and fabric

Anyone who's tried to redecorate their home or even one room in their home knows that between new furniture, paint, and new upholstery, the budget for the job - or lack thereof - begins to skyrocket quickly. You can cut back at least a little bit, though, on matching pillowca ...more

How To : Sew a round pillow with piping

Sewing a round pillow with piping is a fun challenge for a beginning seamstress. Learn to sew a round throw pillow with this free sewing video series. Part 1 of 11 - How to Sew a round pillow with piping. Sew a round pillow with piping - Part 2 of 11. Click through to watch th ...more

How To : Sew a simple pillow or dog bed out of jeans

In this how to video tutorial learn to sew a simple pillow out of jeans. Make your own pattern and create a pillow using just about any piece of clothing you don't use. You can also use creation as a pillow or as a dog bed if you make it big enough.

How To : Sew a spa pillow and eye pillow

Melissa Watson from DIY Style shows how to make a spa pillow and eye pillow with micro beads and soothing lavender in this instructional video. You will need a sewing kit (needles, thread, pins, and scissors), 3/8 yard of two different kinds of cotton fabric, a cup of rice, 1/ ...more

How To : Sew a throw pillow

You hunt and you hunt, but you can never find the right pillows to go with you couch. Even your reupholstered chair needs a little pillow love, but it seems impossible to find the right color and design to make a perfect match. That's when you know it's up to you save the day. ...more

How To : Sew a Victorian style pillow out of felt

This is a fun project that doesn't take much in terms of time or resources. You can even make it out of your scrap fabric! Use whatever notions or embellishments you want to create a lovely, Victorian inspired pillow at home. Part 1 of 2 - How to Sew a Victorian style pillow o ...more

How To : Sew a knife edge pillow with a zipper

This is a great project for beginners - sew your own knife edge pillow with a zipper. If you can, use a rotary cutter instead of scissors to get better, cleaner lines for your project. Also get a sturdy zipper.

How To : Sew an anime inspired rabbit pillow

Want to know how to make the most adorable pillow in the world? Then you've stumbled upon the right tutorial. This video will guide you through how to sew together a blasphemously cute round rabbit pillow with eyes done in the anime style. Of course, his doesn't have to be a ...more

How To : Make your own decorative pillowcase

This is a great home decor tip that will definitely save on your budget. You can use discontinued designer fabrics for this. Cut your swatches into strips and then sew to match your pillow. Then just add a sturdy zipper and you're done!

How To : Crochet a lotus flower

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a lotus bloom. Use any type of thread or crochet needle to complete this project. You will also need a tapestry needle to sew the petals onto the round center of the flower with regular yarn. Add this lotus flower to a pillow o ...more

How To : Turn a t-shirt into a pillowcase

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to turn a t-shirt into a pillowcase. The materials required for this project are: a pillow, a shirt (that fits over the pillow), pin, needle, thread, decorative trim and a sewing machine. Begin by flipping the shirt inside out and slip ...more

How To : Sew custom welt cording

Add decorative touches to your home by learning how to sew. This sewing how-to video teaches you how to sew custom welt cord. You can use welt cording to decorate pillows, window treatments, or to decorate a seam. Watch and learn how easy it is to use around your home. Part 1 ...more

How To : Make a Pillow Using a Vintage Handkerchief

This project makes for a nice gift. This pillow was made for a baby, but with a change of the hankie, it could easily be made for the home. It's easy and fun. Here's the pillow back: Directions Chose a pillow and measure it. Knit a piece that will fit 1/2 or 2/3 of the pillo ...more

How To : Craft an herbal eye pillow for sewing beginners

In this video you will learn the basics of starting a beginner sewing project. The project featured in this video is an eye pillow. Eye pillows are filled with flax seed and essential dried herbs like lavender, spearmint, chamomile, etc.They are easy and fun to make and they m ...more

How To : Sew a felt geisha flower embellishment

Cat Morley and her adorable Scottish accent show you how to make a decorative square geisha flower that can be made into a pin or sewn onto clothes or accessories for extra embellishment. For this crafting project, you will need some felt, a square template of paper, a pencil, ...more

How To : Knit a Flower Napkin Ring

Here's a lovely way to brighten up your table for a dinner party or a lovely gift to give to someone else. Knit a FLOWER NAPKIN RING. Knit an I Cord. To knit an I Cord, you can refer to the article and video demonstration here. Make the I Cord long enough to fit around a ro ...more

How To : Sew up a tissue box cover

In this video, you'll learn how to sew up a decorative tissue box cover for your standard tissue box. Add some decorative flair to your home. This video will walk you through each step of the way. Pretty soon you'll have a nice and artsy tissue box cover to show off to your fa ...more

How To : Make a basic princess pillow case

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a basic princess pillow case. First, you will need to have a large piece of pink silk fabric. Lay this out flat, then cut out a 45x75 cm rectangle. Once finished, separate the two pieces of the fabric, then cut a new piece 45x20 cm. Then, ...more

How To : Use a sewing machine to sew on paper or cardstock

This video represents a union between two spheres of crafting - sewing and cardmaking. You can create some decorative stitching on your handmade greeting cards by using your sewing machine. Here's how you can sew on paper without ruining the paper or cardstock.

How To : Create a quick & easy fleece blanket

In order to create a fleece blanket, you will need 2 layers of fabric, for a no-sew version. Cut them evenly. Cut the 2 pieces of fabric to equal size. Cut away a 4" square from each of the corners. Then, cut 1" strips around the edges. Then, tie each pair of strips in a knot. ...more

How To : Sew a straight stitch by hand

This how to video tutorial demonstrates how to sew a straight stitch by hand, just in case you don't have a sewing machine. The straight stitch is excellent for simple hems, decorative stitching and gathering fabric.

How To : Sew a whip stitch by hand

This how to video sewing tutorial demonstrates how to sew a whip stitch by hand, just in case you don't have a sewing machine. The straight stitch is excellent for simple hems, decorative stitching and gathering fabric.

How To : Make a Christmas tree skirt

Looking to make this Christmas a DIY Christmas? Why not make your own Christmas tree skirt, customized to fit your personality and home decor! Nothing says it’s Christmas like a beautiful Christmas tree. Now you can decorate the area below with a handmade Christmas tree skirt ...more

How To : Sew quilting squares

Here is an easy way to make several small half and quarter triangle quilting squares. If you sew a small pillow pattern composed of larger half triangle designs, you can bisect the pillow diagonally in both directions to make four smaller quilting squares.

How To : Make the bed

Having a hard time making your bed? This video shows you how to properly make your bed. Kids, use this great tactic to impress your parents next time they ask you to make your bed! A bed can be more than a place to pile clothes and electronic devices – here's how to make a be ...more

How To : Add pizazz to your flip flops with Gianny L

God knows there are a lot of shabby sandals around today. The only solution to the perfect pair of flip-flops is to mod them yourself. Add a little glamour to your sandals and see how to glam up your flip-flops in this video from GiannyL. This DIY closet hack is simple and ea ...more

How To : Make a masquerade mask

Ever desired your very own masquerade mask? ThreadBanger takes us through the fun, multiple steps to acquire your very own custom-fit plaster mask! Materials needed include plaster wrap cloth, water, scissors, petroleum jelly, spray paint (in your color choice), sand paper, pa ...more

How To : Sew a blindstitch

Make It Mine associate editor Tea Benduhn shows you how to sew up a seam using a blindstitch. This is great for linings, pillows, or any time you don't want the stitch to be visible. Watch this video sewing tutorial and learn how to make a blindstitch.

News : Become an Angry Bird

The Clock Bloggers love Angry Birds so much, they decided to transform into... Angry Birds. With a little advice from our jolly bloggers, you too can jump into the video game fantasy vortex. Here's how they did it: "First, we went to JoAnn's Fabrics (or any fabric/craft stor ...more

How To : Sew a crazy quilt Christmas stocking

This is a great project if you want to make something one-of-a-kind! It's a great gift idea as well. The principles behind assembling the "crazy quilt" fabric is that it can be used to make anything. This how to video tutorial demonstrates how to make a Christmas stocking, but ...more

How To : Make a quillow without a pattern as a gift

A quillow is a blanket that, when folded, can serve double duty as a pillow. You will need fabric for the front and back as well as some batting and regualr sewing notions. This is a great Christmas or holiday gift even a beginner can make!

How To : Pleat a swag curtain

Swag curtains add great decorative touches to a bear window or room. Watch this sewing how-to video to learn how to pleat your swag curtain so that it hangs on your window beautifully. Once you learn how easy it is to pleat swag curtains you will be creating window treatments ...more

How To : Create a lavender scented spa pillow

Refresh and relax with a soothing lavender-scented spa pillow! In this DIY sewing project, Melissa shows you how to make this super easy gift (or make it for yourself, you deserve it). Watch this how to video and you will be taking it easy with these lovely scented pillows in ...more

How To : Make a Petal Pillow

Do you ever get overwhelmed with how many beautiful things are out there? Do you want to be able to alter your home's aesthetic with your mood or the season? A great solution for this is making your own pillows. In this tutorial sewing and fashion video, you can learn how to m ...more

How To : Embellish a thread painting on a sewing machine

"Big Fancy Fruitbowl" is a threadpainting that needed some embellishment. Using the bar-tack on the sewing machine three decorative techniques are demonstrated. Part 1 of 2 - How to Embellish a thread painting on a sewing machine. Part 2 of 2 - How to Embellish a thread paint ...more

How To : Make Decorative Napkin Rings for Any Season

Learn how to make decorative seasonal napkin holders for all four seasons in this free video series on entertaining and dinner crafts. Video: . Part 1 of 15 - How to Make decorative napkin rings for any season. Parts below may not be in order. How to Use Ribbon for Fall Napkin ...more

How To : Craft a whimsical patchwork pincushion owl

Got a friend or family member who's glued to her sewing machine? Then she'll delight over this cute as a button owl pincushion. It can be made to use as a mini stuffed animal, or it can be used to hold all your pins and needles when you're not using them. Kim and Kris will sh ...more

How To : Recyle old furniture

D. Gulley with The Discount Trendsetter Show demonstrates how to recycle old furniture. To recycle coffee tables, stack them on top of each other to create a bookcase or a display shelf. Go to your local fabric store and purchase nice but inexpensive fabric to give your sofa a ...more

How To : Make a boppy pillow cover

Make a handmade boppy cover for your breast feeding boppy pillow with the expert sewing tips in this free craft video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Make a boppy pillow cover. Make a boppy pillow cover - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a ...more

How To : Master basic sewing projects

Learn how to master basic sewing projects like pillows, bags and headbands in this free video series that will teach you a few easy needle projects. Part 1 of 23 - How to Master basic sewing projects. Master basic sewing projects - Part 2 of 23. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Knit a Flower Headband

This is a very nice HEADBAND that can be used plain or decorated with a FLOWER. I made mine wide (4 1/2 inches), but you can make yours as wide or narrow as you want. I used Softball Cotton and a size 6 needle. Cast on 3 stitches. Tips Leave a long tail to use for the croc ...more

News : Sew No More! Spray on Dress (Better Not Melt...)

Fashion designer Manel Torres has teamed up with scientists at Imperial College London and designers at the Royal College of Art to invent spray-on clothing, an instant, sprayable, non-woven fabric-in-a-can. The innovative product (called Fabrican) promises to be useful in th ...more

How To : Add crochet embellishments to clothing

Un-dull your crocheted sweater with a little creativity. Adding some decorative details and features to your clothing will do wonders for fashion, and could hide unsightly holes! Embellishing with crochet can be a creative way to repair a piece of clothing, and it can add flai ...more

How To : Make a toga using four different methods

If you are going to a toga party or just want to be prepared in case you need to improvise some clothing you will want to know how to tie a toga around yourself. This video will instruct on two ways you can tie a toga for men or for women. Step1 First, you will want to go to ...more

How To : Make your own memo book with paper bag

This video teaches the viewer how to make a memo book with a paper bag. For this craft you will need two paper bags, memo paper, adhesive, ribbon, and scissors. To begin, you'll need to cut off the bottom of the bag and discard it. She explains where to make decorative edges o ...more

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