Wednesday, September 21, 2011

return on creativity: knit net pillow

Here's another stretchy knit pillow.  I made this with the same green knit as the knit starburst pillow.

I started with a seventeen inch square of muslin and several strips of one inch wide and six inch long green knit.

I don't have many good pictures of the process because I got a little frustrated.  When I started sewing and linking the knit I got "lost in the net" (which sounds like a movie from the early nineties).    

I drew a not so good diagram of the process.  Hopefully between the hand written diagrams and the sub par pictures you'll have some idea of what I did.

Here's a picture of a chain from step 1.

Connecting the chains in step 3.

Forming the net in step 4.

And here's the finished pillow front.  I made the net kinda tight as the knit stretches and I wanted it to stretch across the pillow.

Then I sewed it all into a pillow cover with an envelope closure.

Happy sewing and thanks for following!


Unknown said...

I love all your pillow ideas! Thanks for these great ideas!

Happy Blogging & Now Following!

~Mikey @ Shabby French Cottage

Coley said...

You have the cutest blog! Love all these pillow ideas :)

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