Now, for a precursor…I love pillows-LOVE! So that can make a dent in the budget, so I’m always looking for ways to extend my budget either by making most of the pillows myself, (yes, I know how to sew) or by finding amazing buys. So, as I was walking the aisles of my favorite store, Target, I saw this amazing piece.
That’s right…it was a placemat. But I saw the potential in it and that is what I want you all to learn. Don’t look for the obvious, just look at what something can become. So I grabbed myself two of those placemats. Even better they were only $3.99
I brought them home, split the seam on one side, took inserts out of my existing pillows and stuffed them into my placemat and sewed that placemat back up freehand. And voila…
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