Bow Shaped Pillow

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If you ever feel like your home needs more cutesy crap, this is a great way to add that special Hello Kitty-feel to any sofa or bed.

I used a fabric that is probably from the 60’s. It has some structure to it and a nice powder pink shade.

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The pillow consist of two rectangles plus one smaller piece for the sash. I cut out two rectangles.

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Made the inner cushion with the same measurement as the rectangles. I made sure there was not as much stuffing in the middle of the cushion, I pushed out the filling to the ends.

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I sewed together the pillow case and put it on the cushion. To get the bow shape I tied a string in the middle of the pillow. I wanted the bow shape to be quite dramatic, so I tied it tightly.

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I made the sash.

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It folded it three times, making four layers.

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Sewed it on by hand. Not too tightly!

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When I was done I turned over the sash to hide the seam.

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