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Makeover Edition : Easy No Sew Accent Pillow Room Decoration

Do you know how to sew? I DO but I am without a sewing machine! I know… sad story.

I even took a couple costuming classes in college where I made my own decorative accent pillow room decoration. I wish I still could, but until I get a sewing machine, this is a great solution to recover some ugly old pillows. Breathe some new life into something old.

The good news for this project is you do not need a sewing machine or any knowledge of sewing to complete it!

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover. No Sewing machine? No Problem! at www.artsandclassy.com

As a part of my January Challenge series to makeover my bedroom you will want to see the other projects that I created.

Let the project continue!

This project took me about 30 minutes to do and also cost me NOTHING to make.

Easy Diy No Sew Pillow Cover www.artsandclassy.com

Supplies you will need:

    1. 2 Fabrics – I chose to use some leftover fabric from my Vintage Cane Arm Chair and my Ottoman Makeover. It is a classy Parisian print fabric. The second fabric I chose was from an old black t-shirt that I never wear.Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - Use an old tshirt as fabric - www.artsandclassy.com
    2. An Old Pillow
    3. Scissors
    4. Hot Glue Gun
    5. Glue Sticks
    6. Pencil
    7. Ruler

On to the tutorial!

Step 1

Measure your existing pillow. Mine was 16”x16” So I allowed for a 3/4” seam allowance on all sizes of this measurement = 16-3/4” x 16-3/4”

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - measuring my seam allowance - www.artsandclassy.com

Step 2

Cut your fabric to the dimensions your calculate in step 1.

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - fabric choices - www.artsandclassy.com

Step 3

Once your 2 fabrics are cut, flip them face to face {i.e the cover will be inside out when you go to glue the sides.)

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration -  lay your fabric pieces face to face - www.artsandclassy.com

Step 4

Hot glue 3 sizes on the line before the seam allowance, leaving the bottom your last opening.

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - hot gluing begins - www.artsandclassy.com

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - the cover should be inside out when gluing - www.artsandclassy.com

Step 5

Cut all the corners of the cover flipped inside out. Just a diagonal small cut from the seam allowance towards the base where the hot glue is. Snip just above the hot glue. This will give your pillows perfect corners.

Step 6

Then flip the cover right side out.

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - after you flip the fabric right side out - www.artsandclassy.com

Step 7

Stuff the pillow into the cover.

Step 8

Flip the fabric on itself and hot glue the sides together to close the opening of the pillow.

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - closing the pillow -  www.artsandclassy.com

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration www.artsandclassy.com

Step 9

Celebrate! You are finished with this project!

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - after image placed on my bed - www.artsandclassy.comEasy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - after image back of pillow placed on my bed - www.artsandclassy.com

Easy DIY No Sew Pillow Cover Room Decoration - placed on my bed with other pillows - www.artsandclassy.com

This project took me no time at all and as I said before, didn’t cost me anything. I have the supplies I needed in stock.

{Thank goodness for my 2nd room/office space.}

If you liked this diy room decoration, please share!

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Keep it Classy, Meredith

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