Create No Sew Pillows From Cotton Napkins

5 Materials
45 Minutes
Adding pillows to a space is one of the easiest ways to add texture and a pop of color. What if I told you, you can use cloth napkins and you don't have sew a single stitch to create your own pillow covers? It's true and I'm going to show you how to do just that.
Step 1: Gather all of your supplies that you'll need. There aren't many you'll need!
Step 2: While your iron is heating up on the medium-high setting for cotton, go ahead and cut one of your napkins down the center. Do not cut the other one.
Step 3: Place the second napkin, pattern side up, on a flat surface.  Align the two pieces you cut, pattern side down, on top of the napkin on a flat surface. The two halves should be overlapping slightly in the center and make sure all the sides are lined up evenly.
Step 4: Peel back the long edge of one of the halves. You'll then place the iron adhesive tape along the edge of napkin that’s on the bottom. Fold the top napkin back down and make sure the tape is concealed.

Lift the top napkin once again to expose the tape. Fuse the tape to the bottom napkin using your iron. Make sure to follow the package instructions for your adhesive tape. 
Step 5: Allow the tape to cool and peel the paper liner off. Place the top napkin on top of the tape. You'll then fuse the two pieces together by ironing over the two pieces of fabric. Make sure to iron long enough to allow the two pieces to successfully stick together.

Repeat with the three other sides of the pillow case.

Step 6: Once the pillow case sides have all been fused together, flip it right side out and insert your pillow form.
There it is! Your brand new no sew pillow cover. Once you make one, you'll be making plenty for your home. To find out the dimensions we used for our pillow, head on over to the post on our blog.
Suggested materials:
  • Two Cloth Napkins   (Amazon)
  • Pillow Insert   (Amazon)
  • Scissors   (Amazon)
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