It started with a photograph. Thoughts of the traditional wrought iron furniture with envelope-style cushion covers in bold, bright coral fabric brightened each of the dark and dreary days of winter.
Late this spring at a local fabric shop I found just the color I’d remembered. Bernie ordered it from the supplier and arranged for the bolt to be delivered right to my door. I’d already measured and laid out a plan. I just needed two or three full days to cut and sew.
Would you like to learn how to make super simple but so lovely envelope-style pillow covers?
Envelope pillow covers are removable for washing or dry cleaning and do not need zippers.
The two bloggers featured below have excellent DIY tutorials on how to make envelope throw pillow covers. I used the same method to make covers for 13 cushions. Same basic method but just on a different scale.
Please see How to Sew a Throw Pillow Cover in 10 Easy Steps by Angela at Cottage Magpie. She has a beautiful, colorful blog full of DIY ideas, decorating ideas, crafts, cooking, holidays… she’s been blogging since 2006 and she and her site inspire me to have patience and persevere.
Melanie, at Melanie Ham Designs, has an easy to follow YouTube video on her iheartstitching channel. Or, follow this link if you’d like to pay her a visit to her website … Sew an Envelope Pillow Cover. Melanie not only sews for her family and home but this accomplished young woman also quilts, embroiders, and crochets.
How exciting it is that today’s young women share their home crafts and build beautiful online content to share with others.