Mr and mrs pillows – Decorative pillows add a personal touch to any interior, traditional or modern, formal or informal. A basic pillow cover can be changed in dozens of different ways to create unique, functional works of art. Try some of these ideas, and then make your own flavors. A basic pillowcase pattern can serve as a basis for any decorative pillow design.
To make a mr and mrs pillows cover, cut two pieces of decorative fabric ½ inch wider and half an inch longer than your foam pillow form. Place right side of fabric together and pin. right sides of fabric are pages you will see when cushion cover is finished. Pin with straight legs, placing them perpendicular to unfinished edge of fabric about 3 inches apart. By means of a sewing machine to sew two pieces of fabric together. Sew your stitches 5/8 inch from raw edges of pillowcases. Leave an opening along one side large enough to insert foam pillow form. Turn pillowcase inside out, insert pillow form and sew opening.
Cut out shapes from contrasting fabric and sew them to outside of top and bottom of pillowcase before you sew pieces together. You can hand-stitch machine stitch or embroider on applications for mr and Mrs Pillows. Add embellishments, such as buttons or beads, then fill cushion covers as described above.