- Place your front and back fabrics together on your cutting board if you’re using a rotary cutter, on a flat surface if you’re using scissors.
- Cut your fabrics to size. My large pillows in the back are 20″x20″ and the ones in the front vary (18″x9″ and 20″x10″). Cutting them both at the same time will ensure they are both the same size.
- Place your fabric right side facing and sew, using a 1/2″ seam around 3.5 sides, leaving enough room to turn the pillow case right side out and stuff with Poly-fil.
- Clip the corners and turn the pillow right side out.
- (optional) Iron on your Heat Transfer Vinyl decal (or use an embroidery machine to decorate both sides)
- Stuff with as much Poly-fil as you want, making sure you really get it into the corners. It might take some working to get it flat. I like to sit on it for a little while, it seems to help.
- Using straight pins close up the opening you used to stuff the pillow and sew it shut using a 1/4″ seam (I am lazy so I just top stitched with my machine, please feel free to use a fancy hand stitch to close it).
- Pop in on your porch!!
One side helps us show our Gator pride while the other side is ready for Halloween!
As you can see the pillows help tie in the I Love Florida Football Wreath I made last week.
And just when I thought 2 pillows were enough, they weren’t. I needed 2 more. I was out of the orange and while chevron fabric so I fished out this polka dot fabric from the bottom of my stash and ironed on our monogram.
Again, both of these pillows are reversible, including color coordinating monograms.
I even was able to quickly update my front porch bird cage with an easy ribbon change.