Wednesday, February 2, 2011

One Dollar Wednesday... Rags to Valentine Pillows

I found some red rags in the Automobile Section of the Dollar Tree the other day. They had a loose weave, kind of burlap-ish, and I thought I'd give them a try. There are so many cute projects done with burlap and I thought "red burlap" would be perfect for a Valentine craft.

I made a "prep" surface~ a book covered with wax paper.

I have had these foam stamps for ages. I just brushed them with a little diluted craft paint...

and ended up with LOVE :).

A trip to the sewing machine, and some stuffing borrowed from this pillow that I'm no longer using.

I gave each "pillow" a quick whip stitch to close 'em up.

Now I have a little more Valentine decor to add to my home, and you certainly can't beat it for a buck!


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