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Darling Dropcloth Pillows

By: Shonee Smith from
Darling Dropcloth Pillows
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Learn how to make pillows out of some rustic dropcloth fabric and grain sacks with this absolutely on-trend and absurdly simple free sewing tutorial. This DIY pillow project only takes an hour or so to make and it can truly transform your living room. Requiring drop cloth, painter's tape, and a color of your choosing, the Darling Dropcloth Pillows look right out of a Pottery Barn or Anthropologie catalog. Plus, these easy-to-make pillows are sturdy enough to be added to a back porch or outdoor sitting area, as well.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byBoth Hand and Machine


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I like this idea. Pillows are so easy to make and because this one is made from a dropcloth I bet it will be very durable. And I love how you can use paint to design it yourself so you can use your imagination to create your own unique pillow. You can use them in living,den or bedrooms. So get your dropcloth and paint and see what you can design, sew and stuff and there you go.Done.

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It is working now. You just have to click on The Silly Girl site where it says and it will take you there. I had to read a couple times before I figured it out. Sometimes I click on Go to project and it don't work and next time it does so could have been down. I hope this helps.


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