Saturday, January 25, 2014

Placemat Pillow for $2.50

I was in HomeGoods yesterday and wandering...  Oh, I absolutely love wandering through that store! 
I found these placemats on clearance. 
Even though I thought they were great looking placemats, I decided they'd work even better as pillows.
I thought about pulling my sewing machine out, but decided to try them by hand.  I could always rip it out if it didn't look right. 
I turned the placemats right side facing each other, then just kept the edges really straight and stitched away. 
I left about 6" unstitched so I could fill it with batting. 
Once I filled it, I stitched up the last 6" and now have a great looking pillow.  I had the batting on-hand, so each pillow cost me $2.50.  I'd call it a success!  :)

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  1. Those look great. Such a good idea using placemats.

  2. Super cute! Great job as always!

  3. I love Home Goods and I love those pillows!

  4. I LOVE wandering around HG too:)
    Love the pillows!

  5. Perfect, they turned out wonderful :)

  6. I love Home Goods too! Your pillow is beautiful Pam.

  7. I love this idea.
    Can you just imagine the possibilities.
    Visiting from Susans BNOTP

  8. LOVE it! going to homegoods to see if I can find those too!

  9. Stopping by from amaze me Monday! Love these easy little pillows you made... Great idea! Thanks for sharing.

  10. I just picked up a few cloth napkins from TJMaxx that I plan on doing this with! I hope that mine turn out as well as yours has!

  11. Love these, great fabric. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  12. Job well done. It looks as if you have certainly saved your bunch of bucks. I really love your idea of having placemat pillow. I wish I could get this thing for same price tag:)

  13. What a great find Pam! Love that you made a pillow with the placemats.

  14. Love your pillow, very pretty and what a great idea...........and what a nice
    job you did on it as have fun enjoying it!

    Blessings, Nellie

  15. Looks hygienic and can be easily wash pillow,. a must to have for every household.


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