Sewing project: pillow covers


Last year when we got our new (to us) patio set, these decorative pillows were part of the deal! They are still in great condition but the fabric is a bit faded from sunlight and washing.
New pillow covers were on my winter sewing project list, and I just finished the final stitch last night.


stack of pillows waiting for new pillowcases

Here are some of the fabrics used for the pillows:

found this piece of fabric on clearance-just enough to make two pillow covers

thrifted 100%cotton Turkish tapestries
thrifted mexican blanket (with two of the pillows at the top)

I was able to make 3 pillows from the blanket.





floor cushions from Turkish tapestries

floor cushion from Turkish tapestry

backside

this is my favorite- floor cushion from Turkish tapestry

back side


handmade pillow covers- envelope style


envelope style pillow cover

with the patio seat cushions (top cushion is from Target)




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