Monday, January 25, 2010

Floral Pillows with Ultrasuede Petals

Store bought cushions spring to life when adorned with pretty,handmade Ultrasuede florets. Ultrasuede does not fray so you won't need to hem the petals. Scatter them all over one side or flower arrange just a few in one corner

You need

Ultrasuede/needle and thread/store bought pillow

Cut a shape of a petal. Cut out 4 petals from fabric
Knot end of thread;sew a running stitch through bottom of petals,making 2 stitches for each
Gently pull thread to gather petals,and know thread
Make 1 more stitch to connect last and first petals to form flower;then knot and trim thread
Repeat making flowers in a variety of sizes. Tack stitch flowers to pillow.

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