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Traced Octopus Pillow from Tea Towels

Melissa of The Happier Homemaker shares at Pretty Handy Girl how to create an Anthropologie-inspired octopus pillow for less than $10. Melissa saved money on her pillow cover by sewing it from tea towels. In addition to being cheap, the tea towels are also sheer enough that the octopus design could be placed underneath and and easily traced with a Sharpie. The possibilities are basically endless with this technique. Simply trace your image of choice onto the tea towel and sew it into a unique pillow cover!


Melissa was inspired by the Twisting Tentacles Pillow from Anthropologie.

twisting tentacles pillow

Go to Pretty Handy Girl for the tutorial.

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Wednesday 27th of August 2014

Thanks so much for the octopus pillow idea. Wow I can't believe how much this pillow is selling retail. That is crazy!! The project looks easy enough, and the money I will save is incredible. Thanks again.


Friday 29th of August 2014

It really is a crazy price! I'm so glad you were inspired!

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