One of my friends asked me to make a pillow that looks like a log. Her husband is a huge fan of “Twin Peaks,” and he loves pillows, so the project would be the perfect Christmas gift for him (that’s right, I made this in December!). This project was fun and easy – the kind of thing that’s relaxing when working on more complex things, like cosplay. Whether you enjoy the show or just want to see how to make a log pillow, here’s what I did:
Happy New Year! My first project of 2016 has been sewing throw pillows. You may recall me mentioning an upholstery project a while back – progress on that is slow going (so many staples!), so I jumped to something else in the meantime. I used the extra upholster fabric to make matching throw pillows. Eventually, the pillows and chair will match and my living room will look less random than it does now. But I went with the pillow project because its fast and easy, and I needed work like that to spring me into the next year.
I have a lot planned for 2016 (including more cosplay), so I wanted to start the year off running. Here’s how I made my pillows: