As I was going through my Christmas decorations, I realized I didn't like some of what I had. Like this placemat. I don't remember buying it so someone must have given it to me. I've had it a couple of years and never used it. So rather than throwing it out, I thought I would re-purpose it into a pillow. This placemat can be turned into a pillow since it is made up of a front and back fabric.
This took all of five minutes and is very simple, no sewing required.
I used a pillow I had made a while back that seemed like just the right size. Since the new Christmas pillow will only cover up the old one, I can use this pillow again when Christmas is over.
Here is the pillow on top of the placemat.
I just cut a slit, smaller than the width of the pillow, into the back of the placemat.
Then I squished the pillow inside the placemat.
I didn't bother sewing up the back, hopefully no one will turn it over.
This is what it looks like from the front.
Looking cute on my couch:
Like I said, this was super easy and super quick. I took the
Anyone else re-purposing their Christmas decor?