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Stiletto
« on: June 13, 2004 01:43:31 PM »

i just couldnt bare to throw out 2 of my favorite shirts that got too small..they had good graphics on them so i cut them into different shapes depeinding on the graphic, sewed them into pillows, and voila...im still happy.
http://img78.photobucket.com/albums/v293/yourxxxmajesty/Img186.jpg
one is a paul frank and the other is a from Creature of the Black Lagoon.
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2004 11:11:36 AM »

Thanks! now I have something to do with all my Paul Frank T's that I refuse to get rid of even though they are mostly covered in holes!!! Great Idea!!  ~M
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2004 04:26:18 PM »

I just did the same with a baby T I wore...well, eons ago. It makes a cute decorative pillow (7x10") and was my second sewing project!


Everything that makes up the pillow is completely reused:  an old T-shirt, old embroidery cloth, a piece of canvas from a chair I no longer have, and stuffing from a shabby pillow! I also recently made a set of three pillows from corduroy trousers.
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2004 06:45:52 PM »

those are awesome
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BionicGirl
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2004 07:13:27 PM »

Cool! I was planning on doing the same thing. I'm glad tto see the results are good! I love the creature from the black lagoon one.
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SarahFroggy
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2004 07:30:41 PM »


those pillows rock! the paul frank is my fav.

my paul frank shirts have been washed so many times that the pictures are really worn out too. might make fun pillows though. 'cept i'd be afraid to cut them up.
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2004 02:26:40 PM »

great idea, probably lasts longer than just reconstructing a t-shirt, and very usefull/cute/awesome/ go you!
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« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2004 08:05:27 PM »

YES!! I've also made one. I'd post a picture but it's back at my mom's house.

It was during the Great Purging of 2001, when I convinced my mom to get rid of all of the clothes from decades past. She had this really cool NY t-shirt that had some stains but I couldnt bare to see dumped. I wrapped a travel pillow with it and the cool thing is, it was the softest pillow EVER. Now, I'm married and thinking of raiding my husband's way old beat up shirts... buaahahahahah  Grin


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...btw... NICE WORK! that "creature from the black lagoon" one.... bitchin!
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iLoVeCaReBeArS
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2004 07:39:41 PM »

Oooh, I like them!
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BlueFlamingo
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2004 04:59:53 AM »

Those are really awsome! I'm going to have to try that...but my sewing machine is broken. Grr.  Angry
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