Wednesday, April 27, 2011

White linen pillows

Let me just start off by saying these pillows were quite time consuming....but well worth it. They turned out amazing. My client gave me a picture of some pillows that she wanted me to replicate.

The front one has a torn edge  ruffle with a 1" cream ribbon topstitched over it. The pillow in the back has a rolled hem on both edges of the ruffle and is made out of a gauze type linen (ruffle part only). The main body is made from white linen.

Close up to show the ribbon and frayed edge.

Gauze linen ruffle...gathered and topstitched on the front of the pillow.
The ruffles for both pillows were topstitched to the front of the pillow (leaving about a half inch from the that I could attatch the back). Once the front of the pillow was finished I sewed the back onto the front...keeping the ruffle out of the way as I sewed.

Wish my pictures were better for you, so you could appreciate them as much as my client will. We used down forms in they are squishy and yummy, the way pillows should be.



Cozy Cottage Slipcovers said...

The pillows are beautiful!! I love using the torn edge. Very pretty.

janet said...

Hello Shelley,

Gorgeous and so decadent!! Love the linen gauze material...oozes romance. Your client will love them.

I gave you a mention today...I finished another slipcover. If you have I would love for you to pop in and take a look see.

This is partly your fault you know ;->

Janet xox

Sewlutions' World said...

Those are just gorgeous, your client must be thrilled.

marĂ­a cecilia said...

exactly what I would love to have!!!!

Debby said...

Hi Shelly. I was sent over by Janet at The Empty Nest. She did such a great job on her slipcovered chair. You are such a talented lady and I would love to win the DVD she is offering. Thank you so much for making it available. Debby