Pretty Poppy Pillows

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About: Hi everyone! I'm a hardcore DIY'er, I've published 11 DIY books, just produced my own TV show called Make Your Mark for PBS/APT, I make YouTube videos every week and I'm buried under a mountain of craft sup...

Intro: Pretty Poppy Pillows

Make bold, graphic poppy pillows with iron on glue and skip the sewing machine appliqué!

Step 1: Watch the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: You'll Need

Iron

Sewing Machine

E-6000 Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint in orange and black gloss

E-6000 Stitchless glue

Scissors

Red, black, orange, and black and white striped cotton fabrics

Pillow stuffing

Step 3: Cut and Iron

Cut out 3 poppies per pillow

*One 8" and two 6" in diameter

Figure out their placement on a 19" x 19" square of striped fabric

Add E-6000 Stitchless glue around the edges of the poppy pieces

Assemble and iron in place until the glue disappears

Step 4: Paint, Stitch and Stuff!

Add another 19" x 19" piece of striped fabric on top of the pressed poppies

Pin and stitch around the edges using 1/2" seam allowance

Turn right side out and outline the poppies in orange and black gloss Allure

When dry, stuff the pillows and stitch closed

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    -Salamanda-

    3 years ago on Introduction

    This reminds me a lot of Andy Warhol's poppies. :) it would be fun to do a replica of one of his paintings on a pillow. :)