Throw pillows are great addition to any piece of furniture. And they're so easy to make!
Needle and thread
Fabric (any size, any shape, any kind)
Fluff or stuffing or filling, whatever suits your fancy. (the pillows featured here were filled with beanbag Styrofoam, but you can use anything)
Dressmaker pins (any basic sewing pins)
Step 1: Cut Fabric
Cut two squares of the same size. Any size you would like, just be sure you have enough material to make two pieces.
you could even cut a different shape than a square. star-shaped, triangle, cloud, ... blob? anything you'd like! use your imagination. I like to use shapes with straight edges because they're much easier to sew.
Step 2: Trim! (optional)
(Don't worry, even if you skip this step, your pillow will still be awesome!)
You can find this stuff at craft stores. It comes with tassels, baubles, beads, strings, lace, etc. Pick up anything you like! Make sure it has a woven band on one side, this is to help with sewing it into the seams of the pillow. (If you're more advanced in sewing, feel free to use any kind of trim, just alter these instructions to what you need.)
1) Measure all the sides of one of your pieces. This is how much trim you will need. Its also good to purchase about 3 inches more than you'll need.
2) GET YOU SOME CRAZY TRIM! this is an exciting shopping trip, there are so many choices.
3) Pin the trim around the edges of your pillow (see next step)