After making several single throw pillow covers, I set my mind to making a couple of pairs to fully utilize the vintage embroideries I had w/o making awkwardly sized or huge covers.
These butterflies were on either end of an unfinished table runner. The embroidery was complete, but the fabric was raw edged.
I stabilized it with fusible interfacing, and backed it with a ivory and black ticking stripe. Zipper closures on the bottom. I think these would be adorable on a pair of twin beds in a cottage-y type decorated child’s room!
This pair is made from a finished dress scarf-sized embroidery - a kitty on one end, and a puppy on the other. Cute unless you look too long, then they get kinda creepy. HA! It was also stabilized with fusible interfacing onto a cotton back.
The body of the pillow cover is a red chambray-style fabric from the estate of a long-time local custom clothes maker. It was nice to be able to use the cute edging stitch of the original piece. These would also pretty cute on a pair of twin bed or even bunk beds in a child’s room.
These also have zipper closures on the bottom, from stash thanks to AIMR who shared some of her red zipper stash a few years ago!