Sunday, July 25, 2010

Throw Pillows (DIY home deco)

My mind has been in the thinking and designing mode. I have been decorating my home and the theme I am going for is something with Moroccan/indian decor. I have been making throw pillows for my sofa. It's an easy project and it's always nice to sketch and visualize the end result. I do not want to spend too much money on the decor either so DIY projects are the only option now. Use what I have at home.

Here is my sketch and planning process.



Old sarees that I have been saving for many years in my stash.

Made 3 throw pillows (20''x 12'')



The back side of all 3 looks like this.


I am very happy with the results. It was worth the 5 hours spent on this project. Do let me know if you would like to see a tutorial on this.

Till next time, I am off to do more sewing before I go for a mini holiday to Croatia.

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10 comments:

  1. Those are beautiful! Good job!

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  2. Stunning really! It's nice to always save good fabric to use for other things. So cool that you are back in the studio burning the midnight oil! :D Really pretty pillows.

    I just looked at Croatia on the map, have a Great Time!! :D

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  3. i would love to see a vid tutorial on this, iv been dying to make my own throw pillows for my room :D urs look great!

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  4. MORE DIY PLEASE!! Ha ha I think pillow cases are probably the easiest things and so fast too! But yours is so fancy that I'm jealous. BTW - do you have any suggestions in decorating fabric w/ beads and stuff like that?

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  5. Those are some beautiful pillows!!! They're soooo FANCY!!!

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  6. Awesome, love to see the videos for it!

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  7. Your pillows are absolutely gorgeous... love the fabric and would like to see a tutorial too. Happy Vacation.

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  8. Beautiful pillows, Uma! Great ideas too.

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