How Do You Make A Decorative Pillow Cutout Pattern?
Making your own decorative pillows can save you money and give you the opportunity to design pillows to match a specific decor. You can purchase patterns, but using a few basic sewing skills, you can learn to create your own pillow patterns. Smooth your fabric out on a flat surface. If you’re using your table, you may want to consider using a cutting mat or a large piece of cardboard to protect the surface while you mark and cut out your pillow. Find the straight grain of the fabric before you cut out your pillow. Sometimes it’s possible to join the two selvage edges to form a fold in the fabric and lay it out straight without much difficulty. If your fabric is cut crooked or it’s an odd shape, you can find the straight grain by pulling a thread out from the entire width or length of the fabric. The small row that’s visible after you pull the thread out will be straight with the grain of your fabric. Mark your pillow with a fabric marker, allowing a 1-inch seam allowance. If your finis