||Gather up your
supplies. I wanted a small pillow so I cut my fabric 7"x9", but you can
make your pillow any size you would like. I also used a printed calico
||Many sewists do
not even use the embroidery part of their sewing machine. I know I have
only used it twice in the past four years with all the sewing I do. So I
thought of how I could utilize it and I came up with this colorful craft.
Select your seven favorite stitches on the
||If you think you
can not sew a straight line without a guide, my suggestion would be to
measure and draw seven lines on your fabric with equal distance apart from
You do not need to change
the bobbin thread color, keep that the same color as the fabric for all of
your sewing for this project.
Begin with one color thread and one
embroidery stitch and sew down the line. Be careful not to "pull" or
"push" the fabric, doing so will make the embroidery stitches to
the embroidery stitch and thread color for each line until you have
completed all seven colors.
||Place the front
and back pieces of the pillow PRETTY SIDES TOGETHER and pin around the
pillow. Leave a 4" opening at the bottom center of the pillow.
||Stitch around the
pillow using the pressure foot as your guide. Don't forget to leave the
||Turn the pillow
pretty side out and gently poke out the corners.
Stuff the pillow with craft stuffing.
Hand stitch the opening closed.