burlap pillow cover

Time Required :
About an hour
Difficulty Level :
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

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Step 1
Cut burlap to the following dimensions:

• Cut (2) 19"x19" natural burlap pcs. • Cut (2) 19"x7½" brown burlap pcs. • Cut (1) 5"x8" brown burlap piece.
Step 2
Fold all raw edges under ½" and press in place, using cotton setting on iron.
Step 3
Gather one of the 19"x7½" burlap strips in center and stitch in place. Repeat for the other strip.
Step 4
Center the gathered strips on one of the 19" burlap squares. Baste stitch in place along the edge.
Step 5
Place the remaining 19" square on top of bow. Stitch a ½" seam around edge, leaving a 12" opening for the pillow. Use a blunt object to push the corners out.
Step 6
Turn burlap pillow cover right side out, insert pillow into opening, and attach the 5"x8" strip around the top bow, as shown.
Step 7
Whip stitch bow in place and stitch opening closed.
 

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  • Crafty Cuts® Burlap (sku 10212525)
  • Loops & Threads™ Premium Pillow Form (sku 10161164)
  • Crafty Cuts® Burlap (sku 10212526)
  • Coats Transparent™ (sku 10114147)
  • Repair Needles by Loops & Threads™ (sku 10340481)
  • Coats & Clark Dual Duty XP® General Purpose Thread (sku 10212125)
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Instructions

Step 1
Cut burlap to the following dimensions:

• Cut (2) 19"x19" natural burlap pcs. • Cut (2) 19"x7½" brown burlap pcs. • Cut (1) 5"x8" brown burlap piece.
Step 2
Fold all raw edges under ½" and press in place, using cotton setting on iron.
Step 3
Gather one of the 19"x7½" burlap strips in center and stitch in place. Repeat for the other strip.
Step 4
Center the gathered strips on one of the 19" burlap squares. Baste stitch in place along the edge.
Step 5
Place the remaining 19" square on top of bow. Stitch a ½" seam around edge, leaving a 12" opening for the pillow. Use a blunt object to push the corners out.
Step 6
Turn burlap pillow cover right side out, insert pillow into opening, and attach the 5"x8" strip around the top bow, as shown.
Step 7
Whip stitch bow in place and stitch opening closed.