How to Turn Old Sweaters Into Cozy Pillows

Posted on September 7, 2016 By

The transition from their home from summer to autumn can be as simple as update their room cushions to create a welcoming environment. But you don ‘t need to go out and buy these accessories to make the change. Instead, upcycle their blouses and shirts of past seasons with some points and soft hits and you can bring the set of perfect sofa for life in an afternoon. Use different colours in the same family – Jewel shades work well for autumn and winter, or mix and match different patterns for a textured finish, – time. Add depth to your space, creating an elegant appearance with this sewing project easier, and you’ll be ready to tuck your couch before it reaches the first cold autumn.

Things that you need

  • Blouses or shirts button up
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Insertions of pillow or batting

Step 1: things and put each sweater.

Turn your old shirt or sweater inside out and put a pillow of insertion in the opening of the shirt. Then, cool around the cushion, becoming a standard for the sewing machine.

Step 2: prepare the sweater

Once you have the shape of the pillow is fixed, remove any hit and trim the parts of the shirt or blouse that are not being used. However, make sure you leave 1 / 2 inch 1 inch beyond where you want to sew.

Step 3: Sew each edge

Go ahead and sews along its line of pin. If you are using a sweater or shirt button up, sew all four edges. However, if you’re not, be sure to leave an open edge, to which you can add your pillow stuffing or insertion.

Step 4: turn and perfumeries each pillow

Turn right pillow before adding any stuffing. To wear a shirt buttoned up, there is no need to leave an opening for adding the batting just unbutton your shirt, insert the filling of pillow and then button it up!


Step 5: option of complete shutoff

Some blouses or shirts do not have buttons. In this case, sew almost all around, leaving an edge open. Put the pillow with hits, pin along the edge and continue to sew the last edge closed.


Step 6: layer each pillow style

Throw your new pillows for the sofa so that you can get cozy with a good book and a pumpkin flavored treat!