Pillows & Rugs

Displaying 1 - 28 of 28 items found.

Reader's Pillow
A search through Granny's linen closet or a quick trip to the thrift shop will probably uncover an appropriate dresser scarf to make this handy accessory. Finished pillow size is approximately 10 1/2" x 18 1/2".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Karen Mead
Ruche Rug
About 25" x 32" . Made using flannel fabric.

Skill level: Intermediate
Designed by
Ann Brown
Strawberry Fluff Pillow
The designer spotted this perfect strawberry fabric in a thrift-shop dress -- a great source of very affordable fabric. Finished pillow size is approximately 16" x 16" x 4".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
June Fiechter
Tapestry Rug
Stenciling a rug with colors of your choice is a quick way to add pizzazz to a room. You may even want to make one for a gift!
Designed by
Carol Zentgraf
Woven Heart Accent Pillow
Luscious velvet is put together patchwork-style to create a soft, no-sew accent pillow.
Designed by
Bev Shenefield
Americana Starflower Pillows
Step up with red, white and blue to lend color and a patriotic statement to your decor. One pillow is approximately 12" square, and the other is about 14" square.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Julie Weaver
Autumn Leaves
Bring those warm, paintbrush autumn colors right into your home with a variety of fabric scraps! Pillow Size: 14" x 14".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Mary Ayres
Chained & Stitched
Yarn, silk and bridal tulle are the unusual ingredients for this colorful and highly textured pillow. Chain-stitch an eyelash yarn and then stitch it to a grid to create the pillow cover and the fringe. It's fast, easy and fun. Finished Size: 14 inches square, excluding fringe.
Designed by
Barbara Weiland
Dainty Daisy Pillow
Learn a variety of serger techniques as you construct this pillow sham in the traditional Rail Fence quilt design.
Designed by
Agnes Mercik
Decorator Cushion Trio
Learn some decorative techniques making these fabulous cushions that will translate into a myriad of ideas for more sewing adventures. Finished cushion size is 18" x 18", including flange/borders.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Anne van der Kley
Envelope Pillow
With just a flip of the wrist, this lovely pillow assumes a new look and a change in your decor. Finished pillow size is 14" x 14".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Marian Shenk
Five Fabulous Pillows
We've combined fun and functional to create these five gingham pillows. Various sizes

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Beth Wheeler
Floral Elegance Pillow & Candle Mat
Put a little fabric and a little lace and trim together to quickly make this pretty decorator duo. Finished pillow size is 18" x 18". Candle mat size is 12 1/2" x 12 1/2".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Marian Shenk
Go Fly a Kite!
Quilted swirls in the background of these colorful place mats hint at a breezy spring day filled with soaring kites.

Finished sizes: Place Mat (14 1/2" x 18 1/2"), Napkin Wrap (4" x 7" excluding kite tails), Napkin (18 3/4" x 18 3/4").

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Pam Lindquist
Holly All Around
Deck the floor with a wool rug embellished with needle-felted holly leaves and berries. The burred needle will punch the wool roving fiber into the rug surface to add festive design elements. This e-pattern was originally published in the November 2007 issue of Sewing Savvy. Finished Size: 36" diameter.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Carol Zentgraf
Majestic Pillow
The creation of gold metallic tassels and an interesting serger elastic fabricscrunching effect are two additional techniques that make this pillow very special. Finished pillow size is 18" x 18".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Agnes Mercik
Mock Braided Rug
It's really easy! Simply zigzag fabric tubes together to create this braided rug look. Finished rug size is approximately 24" x 29".
Designed by
Ann Brown
On, Dancer!
Santa's stylized reindeer prance across the midnight sky, all lit up wtih button stars, on this tree skirt and pair of coordinating throw pillows. This e-pattern was originally published in Sew It for Christmas. Size: Tree Skirt: 50" diameter. Pillows: 14" x 14" and 16" x 16".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Janis Bullis
Pacific Isle Bedroom Ensemble
Choose a trio of island prints for this duvet cover, dust ruffle and pillow shams customized to your bed and pillow sizes.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Carol Zentgraf
Patched-Up Heart
Could there be special significance in offering the one you love a patched-up heart? Only the two of you will know, but the message may be important! Finished pillow size is approximately 19" x 19", including fringe.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Janna Britton
Pet Pillows
Pamper your poochie prince or kitty queen with a comfy pillow bed made soft and cozy from washable acrylic fur or fleece. Even the dog will purr! Finished pet-pillow size is approximately 28" x 30".

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Beth Wheeler
Pillow Panels Trio
Make a choice or sew three pillow styles -- all reversible and all unique. The finished sizes are 14" x 14" for the Flap Pillow, 12" x 18" for the Buttoned Pillow, and 14" x 14" for the Mock Flange Pillow.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Carol Zentgraf
Roses Bloom Here
You can have lovely roses in your home all year long with this pretty pillow as an accent piece. Finished pillow size is 11" x 25".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Diane Bunker
Sights of Summer
This two-sided pillow is sure to add summery cheer to your home.

Change back and forth between cut watermelon and flip-flop designs!

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Avis Shirer
Summer Buds Pillows
Simple flower appliques in soft colors highlight these easy pillow covers which are perfect for country decor or a bright, cheerful sunroom. Size: 12" square.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Cheryl Fall for Coats & Clark
Vintage Charm Pillows
Add a touch of vintage charm to any room with these pillows. The Envelope Pillow size is approximately 10" x 12 1/2", and the Flower Applique Pillow is approximately 8 1/2" x 14".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Pearl Louise Krush
Vintage Linen Pillow Cases and Cover
Welcome guests with a touch of romantic nostalgia with pillow slipcases using feedsack print reproductions and vintage kerchiefs.
Designed by
Fran Rohus
Woven Fabric Ribbon Pillows
Roll-edge and embellish fabric strips to make these easy and wonderful ribbon like pillow panels. The pillows measure 12" x 16" and 14" square.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Agnes Mercik

These free pillow and rug patterns are perfect for dressing up your home decor!

Need a new look for your home, but don't want to spend a lot of money? Quickly and cheaply change the look of a room by making a pillow or rug! It's easy.

Many of these free pillow patterns are at a beginner or easy skill level. So if you're just learning how to sew, they would be a perfect beginner project for you. Plus, all these patterns are free!

Look around, download a design that inspires you, and start stitching. Remember that you can customize these rug and pillow patterns to match your home decor!

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