Made a little burlap pillow. I always make my pillows as covers so I can change them easily and just have a cover to store, not a whole pillow. Plus, you don't have to handstitch it closed.
Start with a square the size you want (Remember to add some for seam allowance-- i.e. if you want a 16 inch pillow, cut a 17 inch square giving you 1/2 inch seam allowances.) Cut the second piece 4-5 inches longer--17" x 22". Now cut the rectangular piece into 2 unequal pieces. One will be half the size of your pillow size plus 1". For example, 1/2 of 17" is 8 and 1/2 plus 1"--so one piece will be 9 and 1/2 and one will be 12 and 1/2. Following me??
zipper roses as a button and a jute string to wrap around it for a closure.
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