I made it to a few yard sales over the weekend and picked up these handmade arm chair cozies (is that what they are?) for a whopping fifty cents:
All of the fabrics came from my scrap bin and I sewed some thrifted tiny ric rac to several seams after the patchwork was basted, to quilt the top together. (That ric rac was HORRIBLE to work with bytheway!)
Here's a picture of the back, a zippered enclosure as always:
I really like how this pillow came out! It feels very gratifying to take something that was unwanted and nearly discarded and giving it new life.
I have quite a bit of thrifted pieces of embroidery, vintage fabrics and trims, second hand clothing that calls for repurposing, etc. and it's not doing me any good in a closet! I have a new goal to incorporate this "stuff" into useful, fun items at least twice a month. I hope you'll enjoy this new idea venture with me. And since I used all red, orange, and yellow scraps to complete this project (also very gratifying and along the same lines as using up something previously tucked away), I am linking up with the lovely ladies at Scraptastic Tuesday. Thanks so much for reading.