getting an early look at this absolutely stunning pillow, which is
still under construction here at The Shabby Castle! How fun and
interesting to see how a pillow is designed & constructed,
starting with some simple fabric pieces and some thread, and ending
with a delightful & ehchanting Shabby Chic style
Much time goes into the design
portion of the pillow. This is the part where the fabrics are
selected. Once fabrics are chosen, they are lined up to match, cut,
ironed and lovingly stitched
The next step
involves finishing off all the edges. Every single seam
is finished off in this fashion so as to ensure a
long lasting durable pillow!
back gets cut and is laid out to see how the pattern will look
right side up.
again, the edges are completely
ruffle is cut, hemmed and ruffled! This sounds like an easy step,
but it actually takes a considerable amount of
ruffle is finished, it is attached to the front side of the
Almost done! This is the exciting part! Only a few
more steps to completion.
back soon to see photos of the finishing process, which
include sewing the front piece to the back piece, a button
being sewn in place, and a button