Beading Decorative Pillows
Some time ago I was looking for a beaded pillow for a gift. I came across this one from a Design Studio, (expensive) and decided I would make some to use as gifts and also for myself. These are inexpensive to do, as beads come in many colors, sizes, etc. and don't cost very much. A scrap of fabric, and you are off to the races. These take time to do, but since I don't crochet, knit, or sew, I can do these while relaxing and/or watching t.v.
I saw this on the internet, which gave me the idea to bead my own decorative pillows.
For this one, I started with a left-over piece of fabric I already had.
I save beads and baubles from old clothing, and purchase various colors of beads from craft stores. I would guess that the cost for each pillow runs about $10. I also use antique pins passed down from family members as "accent pieces" on each pillow I keep for myself.
I just follow the designs on the fabrics and sew on the beads, using colors that accent the fabric.
Beads, beads, beads.
Finished beaded pillow.
And another. I have made a lot of these. Yes, they take time, but the end result is a beautiful piece for yourself or someone you love.
- Scraps of fabric (Yard sales, scraps, etc.)
- Beads (Old clothing, craft stores, friends.)
Published May 21st, 2017 4:57 PM