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I happened to have a 14 inch pillow form already in the house (because my craft stash is like that) but you can make your pillow whatever size you happen to have available, or make your own pillow form to whatever size you need for the amount of fabric you have. (Just cut out light fabric in the size you need, sew most of the way around the edges like we’re going to for the main pillow, fill it with fiber stuffing and sew the rest of the way closed).
I used a plain fabric — the same one I used for my shorts the other day, because it was still on my desk — but you can make both sides scrappy or use whatever fabric you have on hand for the other side.
Sew around three sides, then turn right side out and stuff the pillow in to make sure everything looks good.
Take the pillow back out and sew from the corner partway across, then from the other corner partway across, leaving five or six inches in the middle unsewn. Trim any excess fabric from the seam allowances, and cut the corners off inside the seam allowances for ease in turning and stuffing.
Making pillows is such a great way to change up the look of any room. Do you make your own pillows? I’m thinking hard about recovering the ones in our living room and would love to hear your thoughts or see any pillow covers you have sewn.