Basic Pillows – the easy way















As one who has never claimed to be a seamstress – I can manage to sew a straight line.  One of the easiest things a person can sew is pillows.  For these pillows I used napkins from Cost Plus.  Why napkins?  Well half the work is done for you.  They are pressed and the edges are pre-sewn.  No worry about cutting straight and keeping edges straight too.  Most stores carry a collection or set making it easy to mix and match.    All that is left for me to do one this set is to add the embellishments.  Maybe a large button.


About nikimeiners

Friend, Wife, Mom and an all around crafty old soul. Artist, Writer, Creative Director and Style Maker. Lover of old, fond of the new. Craver of excitement, establisher of the calm. My website Bio- Growing up in a small mid-western town, Niki Meiners was surrounded by a modest, resourceful and very entrepreneurial family. Her simple upbringing spurred her "Can do" attitude and gave her the confidence to try any challenge placed before her. She knew there was more out there than just her small town and set off after high school to explore the world. It was through these travels that she discovered her love of art and her desire to make the world a prettier place. It was not until she suffered a paralyzing illness that she realized she wanted to reconsider her corporate career as a Chief Paper Pusher, and her thoughts immediately turned to her first passion, art. In 2003 she began an odyssey that would take her from product design to publication and everywhere in between. She is known for her distinctive, high quality creations that feature a diverse mix of styles and highly creative approach to even the smallest detail. Niki is an Idea Architect, easily outlining every project from concept to completion. Her creations are simultaneously beautiful and functional and her in depth knowledge of the industry allows her to produce projects with a specific understanding of both the consumers and the manufacturers. This knowledge has allowed her work to be featured in the industries leading craft and lifestyle publications and manufacturers’ websites. nikimeiners at
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2 Responses to Basic Pillows – the easy way

  1. Wow those are beautiful! They give me hope because I can’t sew…

    Mom Most Traveled

  2. Kim says:

    Those are pretty Niki. Hey, let me know if you are coming this way, OK? We want you to stay with us.

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