DIY: Scarf to Bolster Pillow

Goodbye Scarf + Hello Bolster

As everyone knows, I love LOVE global-flavored patterns. So when I found a faux-silk scarf from H&M with a pink, lime green and black ikat-inspired pattern for $12....well...well...I'm just mad I didn't clear the place out. Then I could be showing you a sexy window treatment to go along with this fab bolster pillow.

My inspiration is this image from Domino Mag.


But I also like this one from Madeline Weinrib.



I started with a long, skinny bolster from Pillowflex. And got some strange looks on the subway ride home.

I measured twice.

Ok, maybe thrice.

Finished one edge by hand thanks to my sewing bible.

And viola!

2 comments:

  1. this is a fantastic idea! your bolster came out really pretty, too.

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  2. why am i just now finding your blog? i LOVE IT!!!! it's on my reader now. is that a chalk-wall behind your bed? fabulous!!! now come decorate my house!

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