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968 hand stitched pillow Ideabooks
A Vote for the Cable Stitch in Home Decor
"of my hands. I was in grade school the last time I held a pair of knitting needles;... knitted toss pillows and throws takes me back to that simpler time. Funny how one image... a bed pillow. Hand stitch the opening closed. Good luck. Please post pictures! wjoy:... line the pillow with. You can either have both sides of the pillow from the knit, or... cable knit pillows on my couch from West Elm days of yore and I love them. Love the added..."
Guest Picks: Stitched to Perfection
"A few stitched details add beauty and charm to these 19 home accessories... handmade stitch work is a design detail that I definitely gravitate toward. This art... sheep fur pillow and burnt sienna shams for a very mid-century modern look. Stitch work... running stitch. I am so fond of the oversized stitches and their childlike quality... Cross-stitch on the go! You can stitch your own designs or pre-made patterns into..."
Flame Stitch Patterns Fire Up Home Design
Missoni tapped its power long ago, and now designers like Jonathan Adler are hot for dynamic flame stitch patterns around the home
"flame stitch patterns around the home... flame stitch designs. This centuries-old embroidery pattern has recently returned... flame stitch. Hello, '80s. New colors and gradients make it more modern, but I'll... Flame stitch is just retooled chevron. Old styles that boomerang back may not be... "Florentine stitch" to describe the flame stitch. Flame stitch patterns continued to remain... flame stitch. Flame stitch is a design, rather than a type of fabric. One theory..."
My Houzz: Colorful Hand Painting Bedecks a Creative Home
A kaleidoscope of colors on walls, furniture and fabrics brings an energetic spirit to a 1920s colonial in Texas
"design. Hand-painted murals, ombré dining walls, an impressive art collection and amazing... Adam's hand-painted cross-stitch mural and work by local artists. The couple found... walls, hand painting it in shades of purple and violet to create an ombré effect.... bedding, pillows: West Elm; bird embroidered on canvas: Melissa Banigan; curtains: Ikea;... stump hand painted by the couple sits between reupholstered garage sale chairs...."
Woven Works of Art: Mexican Textiles Offer Rich Hand-Crafted Style
For colorful embroidery and patterns to decorate furniture, accessories and even walls and floors, look to the indigenous people of Mexico
"traveling go hand in hand, and learning about the origin of your furnishings makes them... intricate pillow covers and graphic rugs bring rustic Southwestern style to any room... art and hand-crafting tradition, but the region's most popular products come from three... Association. Hand weavers are everywhere! Great article! Beautiful use of Mexican blankets... for some pillows that coordinate with it! Great article. I love Mexican art and enjoy..."
How to Choose the Perfect Bed Pillow — and Sleep Better
Wake up saying 'Ahhhh' instead of 'Ow' with a pillow that provides all the support and comfort you need
"with a pillow that provides all the support and comfort you need... is your pillow. Choose the wrong one, and you'll trade 40 winks for fitful tossing... kinds of pillows but feather pillows are the best, and they have less dust mites too... extra pillows from the other side). I have a neck support pillow from Ikea. It took... support pillow, but it wasn't as comfortable. My husband has a huge pillow filled... illed pillows for 10 pounds because I'd had bad luck washing pillows and small kids..."
Revive Your Space With a Homemade Pillow Cover
"swap out pillow covers. Store-bought pillow covers can be costly, but you can experiment... I make pillow covers all the time. Let me show you how to easily make a pillow cover... but ugly pillows at BJs (it's like Costco) and covered those for $5.00 each. I don't... can use Stitch Witchery to sew/iron in the hems? Cool I had forgotten we made these... and easy pillows (I change with seasons !) I reuse the same filling, use inexpensive..."
9 Pointers for Perfectly Styled Pillows
If your bed is awash in an endless pillow sea, or your couch's bolster is deflated with loneliness, these guidelines are tailor made for you
"endless pillow sea, or your couch's bolster is deflated with loneliness, these guidelines... throw-pillow rules: what the guidelines are for pillow numbers, pillow placement... so many pillows that you could swim in them. Or the sofas with so many pillows that... placement and pillow selection for color and texture. I certainly empathize with all of you... throw-pillow buyers; it's hard to resist that find at the discount store that goes..."
The Secret Formula for Perfect Pillow Arrangements
For a polished look on sofas and beds every time, keep this simple ratio for pillow arranging in mind
"ratio for pillow arranging in mind... square pillows of one size and pattern on the ends, two smaller pillows in a different... throw pillows, I'm a steadfast believer in the 2-2-1 ratio. It's a straightforward... rectangular pillow for the center. The graduated sizing creates height intrigue, while... of the pillow. Many pillows will naturally form one while others need a hand chop... arrange the pillows. Wow..the 'pillow chop' is still in heavy use! I knew there had to..."
Pillow Talk: Learn the Lingo of Cushions
Don't get boxed in between just square and round — get to know the wider world of cushion options for padding for your pad
"s and pillows in any space introduce color, texture and form — all vital design elements... don't use pillows with shiny fabric, instead use pillows with corduroy or a similar "rough"... block-pillow-cover-16x16 thanks for this pillow 101 idea book! I am a happy pillow... throw pillows. Yes, they're nice and they can make or break a "look" - but seriously... Throw pillows with bold colors and patterns are a great way of putting accent in..."
Where and How to Toss the Throw Pillows
"throw pillows. Throw pillows may just be the easiest way in the world to put your... chopped pillow! I am addicted to buying pillow covers (I think I need a 12 step program... chopped pillows look sooo much better, in my opinons. I still love these pillows I... I love pillows. I call it pillow art. My husband always says...please do not come... karate chop pillows and to me this is an distraction. The new rule with pillows - is there..."
What Do Your Pillows Say About You?
"Your pillows can say a lot about your personality, your design style, and how you... sets of pillows on it to create a completely different look. Some people prefer a... do your pillows say about your design style? Read on to find out:... I love pillows Pillows are my passion...never ending thrills! Are you looking for... chopping pillows, it's a bit of an obsession! I'm afraid that I fit in to the "Owner... Tibetan lamb pillow on my sofa for the warmth and texture. Every time I try to put pillows..."
Guest Picks: Weave In the Tapestry Trend
"armchair is hand-carved and upholstered in spun wool Aubusson. I scored my own tapestry... parrot pillow is a riot of color, flora and fauna. It is sure to fit in any room.... Each hand-crafted piece is one of a kind — and comes with a price tag to match.... tapestry pillow from Richard Rothstein and Co. looks like it came straight out of Versailles... needlepoint pillows are modern and quirky. They don't strictly interpret classical tapestries..."
Guest Picks: Dots Done Right
A handful of polka dots sprinkled across towels, pillows or tableware can't help but lighten the look of any room
"A handful of polka dots sprinkled across towels, pillows or tableware can't help... these hand towels. This gold-dot shower curtain is reason enough to get up in the... use this pillow in any room to add a bit of color and pattern. The large dots on this... this pillow add so much drama. It's a small piece that is sure to make a statement..."
Sweater Chic Warms Up Fall Interiors
Knits have escaped the drawer and are making themselves comfy all around the home, on pillows, throws, poufs and more
"home, on pillows, throws, poufs and more... texture into pillows on my couch. I am heading to a thrift store later this afternoon to... unravelling, stitch several large zig zag rows around the area you want to preserve and... spectacular hand-knit pullover. You could toss a cable-stitch throw on the bed, but why... sweater-style pillow or two and watch it heat up. Sweater pillows make this daybed so inviting... squares stitched into a rug adds an appealing layer of warmth underfoot. Again, you..."