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Make a big statement by tossing several of these shirt pillows against a plain white background. Super chic, dahling!

Button Shirt Pillow Cover By Miranda Popp Photos Jason Popp

Got a beloved shirt you’re holding onto for sentimental reasons? Here’s a creative way to give that shirt a new purpose and showcase it year round: turn it into a pillow cover! It’s fun, easy, and perfect for the novice sewer.

1. Measure the pillow you’re going to cover, then add ½ inch to each side. (Ex. If your pillow is 18 inches square, you will cut a 19-inch square, giving a ½-inch hem on each side.)

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Supplies • Button-down shirt • Throw pillow • Straight pins • Fabric scissors • Sewing machine

2. Button the shirt and

3. Cut out the square

4. Sew a straight line

5. Unbutton the shirt,

draw the pillow outline on it. It really doesn’t matter what you use to do this because it will never show on your finished cover.

and pin the two pieces together with the outsides of the shirt facing inward.

about ½ inch from the edge all the way around the square.

turn it right side out, and insert the pillow. You’re done!

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