Today is the 7th and final lesson in the Learning to Sew Series, and we’re going to culminate this week with a great beginner project. Let’s put together all the sewing skills we’ve learned in this series and make a decorative throw pillow with a zippered opening.
Here are a few materials you will need to complete this pillow project:
- • Fabric (we used HGTV Home Chevron Chic Papaya)
- • Pillow Form
- • YKK #4.5 Continuous Coil Zipper
- • YKK #4.5 Coil Zipper Slider
In today’s video you will learn how to pattern your fabric and assemble your pillow including a zipper plaque.
You have now completed the Learning to Sew Series! We hope this series has helped you feel more comfortable with your machine, confident in your skills and excited to pick up a new hobby. When you’re ready for another project, browse our how-to section on the Sailrite website. Our video library is a great resource, with hundreds of videos full of instructions, tips and advice on DIY projects big and small.
Feel inspired but don’t have a sewing machine yet?
We encourage you to check out our Sailrite Ultrafeed Sewing Machines. From light home decor fabric to heavy canvas or denim, they sew it all. These machines are also straightforward to use and learn, making them great for beginners and experienced sewers alike. Read more about the Ultrafeeds at www.sailrite.com.
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How did your pillow turn out? What are you going to make next? Do you feel more comfortable with your sewing machine? Share your ideas and experiences in the comments!