Vintage Tea Towel Pillow

 
When I was in Virginia, I found this cute tea towel at the Arlington Flea Market.  I loved it because it had the same design stitched on both ends – now I can make 2 pillows!  I thought it would make a darling pillow!  You can do this with any vintage linen.  
 
 

Cut the image how you want.  Mine was an 11″ square.

 Next, cut (2) 2″ strips x WOF for the first border.  Sew the pieces: sides first, press, then top and bottom, press.

 For the 2nd border, cut (2) 3 1/2 inch strips.  Follow the same process, sew the sides, press, sew the top and bottom, press.

 I love it!  I was tempted to turn it into a mini quilt 🙂

 Finish how you would normally finish a pillow.  Can you guess how I finished mine?  Invisible Zipper!  I am a pro now!!

 I love the embroidery work.  And I love that I didn’t have to do it!!

Amanda
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Comments

  1. This is such a cute idea! And can I just say that your blog name is priceless…maybe my favorite one EVER!! 🙂

  2. This is so gorgeous … I have some embroidery my mom did on table runners, I may have to look into this – thanks for sharing. I’ve added you to my side bar so I can keep up with all your great craft ideas. Mary

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