As I’ve mentioned before, my sewing skills aren’t stellar. Which proves how easy these are, if I’m willing to attempt them. Check ’em out!
Men’s Shirt Pillows
Nap Rating = 1 nap for 4 pillows
Tools and Materials
- Old men’s shirt(s)
- Tape measure
- Pillow form(s)
- Sewing machine
- Steam iron
- Iron your shirt, then button it up and lay it as perfectly flat as you can.
- Measure your pillow form. Add 1/2 inch to the width and length.
- Draw a pattern for your pillow on the newspaper based on the size of your pillow form. So if your pillow form is 16 inches square, draw the pattern to be 16 1/2 inches square.
- Cut out the pattern.
- Cut a slit in the pattern right down the middle, one or two inches from each end.
- Lay the pattern on top of your ironed, straightened-out shirt.
- Poke the buttons of the shirt through the slit. Move the pattern up and down until the buttons are centered.
- Cut through both layers of the shirt all around the pattern.
- Turn the pieces so that the right sides face each other.
- Sew 1/4 inch seam around all four sides. Zip, zip, zip!
- Unbutton the shirt buttons, turn the cover right side out and use your finger to poke out the corners a bit. Insert your pillow form, then just button it up!