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Thrifty Paper Napkin Pillows

Supplies

Paper napkin(s) – design of choice
Sewing machine
Poly fiberfill
Aleene’s® No Sew Glue (optional)

Instructions

Each pillow uses two same size paper napkins with all the plies attached. It’s the layers that give the paper napkin more durability. When you are selecting your design, keep in mind that you can mix and match and layer your patterns.
 
Line up edges, place wrong sides of napkins together and stitch a ½” seam on three sides.
 
Fill the pillow’s unstitched open end with the poly fiberfill.
 
Stitch the last edge up and trim the edges if necessary.
 
I stitched the edges using a sewing machine. I like the clean look of the stitches but you can also glue the edges together with Aleene’s® No Sew Glue. Be certain that the glue is completely dry before stuffing pillow.

Heidi’s Designer Tip: A great alternative to paper napkins are paper guest towels. They come in a fabulous assortment of design patterns and shapes.

This project is reprinted courtesy of Heidi Borchers for Inspired at Home

Contributor

Image of Heidi Borchers for inspiredathome.com
Heidi Borchers for inspiredathome.com

Heidi Borchers hails from the first family of crafting. As daughter of Aleene Jackson, inventor of Aleene’s Tacky Glue, Heidi's creative design projects have delighted worldwide crafters for over 30 years. Heidi’s specialty is eco-crafting and she is the author of hundreds of craft books. She is co-host of Inspired at Home Radio, a live weekly talk-radio show featuring ideas for living a creative life. www.inspiredathome.com

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