Friday, July 25, 2014

Lace Trimmed Standard Pillowcase Tutorial




 Simple standard pillowcases with French seams and lace trim.  They are easy to make and a good project for a beginner sewer.




Go here for full instructions ~ http://www.athomeonthebay.com/2013/02/lace-trimmed-standard-pillowcase-tutorial.html 
Thanks to Mary @ at home on the bay for sharing.
Check out more fun projects here too!






Add a Polynesian twist to these this wonderful project by choosing a few favorite Polynesian, Hawaiian or barkcloth vintage fabrics and dressing them up in the same way.  Why not get really inspired and add a few throw pillows in using the same trim technique.  This would be a wonderful addition to any solid color bedspread or quilt bring in some island flavor to your bedroom.  So many creative options.


Some Polynesian inspiration for you ~


https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/10436668_668465739900926_8054363494651888748_n.jpg


 
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-OepkW3XhaeE/UCEv9Ht15oI/AAAAAAAADJg/tKKxJgtiEOY/s1600/tumblr_lj9s297NmY1qaua9bo1_400.jpg


https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/t1.0-9/1897893_624237187630755_1318764247_n.png
More inspiration:
www.haniharing.com
www.facebook.com/tishtahiti/photos_stream
Or google Miss Tahiti, Polynesian fashion etc. 

Have fun and mix up your fabric choices and get creative with your trims!

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