I married my need to turn my Instagram photos into functional art and my desire to spruce up my new couch and came up with this Instagram photo pillow DIY project. You don’t have to use Instagram pictures – camera photos are great, too.
Last year’s holiday gifts for my co-workers and friends were linen sachets personalized with Paintwork monograms. I love linen sachets! This time I worked from an already assembled version and PaintWork seemed to be the perfect solution to add the special touch to them.
Here’s a pillow made by Linda Teufel (Dragon Threads Publishing) from the book Silk Unraveled by Lorna Moffat/Dragon Threads Ltd. It’s a great project for using up silk scraps or small pieces. A beginner level project, you can’t really make a mistake due to the freeform nature of the embellishments.