Have you ever made pillows from placemats? Well, if you haven't, you're missing out! I first came across the idea of using placemats for pillows here (check out some very cute "placemat" pillows). Cute and inexpensive - count me in! I decided to look at the Dollar Tree for some cloth placemats I could use. Check these out (only a buck each baby!):
With a little work...
Sew all around leaving about a four inch space to put the stuffing in.
Cut off the corners (I wish I had a picture but my camera battery died - go figure!)
Turn the pillow right side out and then stuff it nice and full! Whip stitch the opening closed and...
Voila! Super cute pillows:
For more homemade Christmas ideas, check out the Simply Vintage Girl blog!