Embroidered Christmas Pillow from Old Sweaters

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Would you believe Cindy at Custom Comforts created this lovely embroidered Christmas pillow using items she scrounged up around the house? Cindy sewed up a pillow cover from one of my favorite materials, drop cloth, and created the holly leaves and pine cones from secondhand Goodwill sweaters. The icing on the cake is all the beautiful embroidery that Cindy did by hand! Are you as impressed as I am?!?

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Girls Embroidered Bed Canopy from Curtains

Girls Bed Canopy

Kylie from Stylish Settings started making curtains for her daughter’s bedroom years ago after viewing them in a Pottery Barn Kids catalog. Then the project got put on hold and soon forgotten. After finding the pieces in a box, Kylie got to work embroidering little birdies, flowers, and butterflies and attaching them to white sheer curtains. Instead of using her panels for a window, Kylie formed a canopy around the head of her daughter’s bed using a bed crown. My daughter would absolutely love this!

Girls Bed Canopy

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Striped Patchwork Pillow

I am really loving the look of patchy, pieced-together pillows. Mary from At Home on the Bay shares a great tutorial to create your own pillows that feature blocks of stripes finished with embroidery detail. As always, it is the hand stitching that is my favorite part. Mary suggests checking out kitchen towels for this […Read More]

Felt Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

Lauren from Hamm Family Adventures devoted a whole lotta hours last Christmas to creating a wall-sized advent calendar out of felt. Lauren’s advent is completely hand stitched, from the detailed Christmas scenes on each pocket to the edges of the tree itself. She was fortunate to have a friend who embroidered the numbers and Lauren’s […Read More]

Girls Fabric Owl Bookends

When Leslie from The Little Apple Seed saw some owl bookends in a Pottery Barn Kid’s catalog, she thought they’d be perfect for her daughter’s owl themed bedroom. Leslie cut all her pieces from fabric she already had and then hand embroidered everything in place. She used rice to weigh down the owls. I love […Read More]