Lumbar Pillow From a Table Runner

3 Materials
30 Minutes

I bought this table runner a few months ago and every time I lay it out I change it out within a few minutes. Therefore, I decided to turn it into a pillow for my bed and now I love it!!

There are so many pretty table runners out there. Especially at Marshall’s and TJ Maxx. What a great way to add a unique element to your bedding.

I started out with this $10.00 primitive looking runner.

For the backside of the pillow I used some drop cloth fabric.

First turn the runner over and place the “good side” down on your drop cloth fabric (or whatever you choose for the back side).

I then cut around the back side fabric.

Now it’s time to pin all the way around except for about 5 inches at one end. This is so you can turn the pillow case right side out.

Sew all the way around except for that 5 inch opening.

Turn it right side out.

Next stuff the pillow to your desired “puffiness”.

Now sew the opening closed.

So there we go, a unique lumbar pillow that’s not only pretty but comfy!!

Suggested materials:

  • Table runner
  • Drop cloth fabric   (Walmart)
  • Poly fill   (Walmart)

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  • Aimee Aimee on Oct 25, 2021

    How clever! It looks great!

  • SpudBread SpudBread on Dec 12, 2021

    GREAT IDEA -- here's a time saving NO SEW SCOOOP--- you can use a FABRIC glue gun to "fuse"/glue the seams-- NO SEWING -- fast, easy, strong... the glue sticks are for low OR high temp-- high temp makes a stronger bond for heavier materials (fabrics). The fabric hot glue gun has a very fine tip smaller than regular glue guns-- I have been using this "new technique" with numerous recent projects even fine designer draperies ---- It has saved me literally HOURS of time pinning, sewing, switching threads, etc., etc., etc!!!! ENJOY!