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Recycled Craft: Dress-Shirt Pillow

Got some tired-looking throw pillows and a shirt with a case of ring-around-the-collar? Dress up your bed.

What You Need

  • Dress shirt
  • Iron
  • Pillow form or batting
  • Pen
  • Needle
  • Thread
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1. Place pillow form on an ironed, buttoned shirt. (If using batting, try a pizza pan to get a nice circle.) Trace the shape with a pen and cut the fabric 1/2 inch outside your line.













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2. With the outer panels facing each other, stitch all the way around -- about 1/2 inch inside the fabric edge.
















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3. Turn right-side out and unbutton to insert your pillow form or stuff with batting, then button back up. Your new pillowcase can be machine washed using the gentle cycle.

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Comments (1)

  • sarabojarski 26 Oct, 2010

    Great idea for repurposing a dress shirt ! I'm going to try it!

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