Another pillow that will work great during July but also could be up all summer.
I love dual purpose things.
Here is what I did. Once again cut a 18 inch x 18 inch white piece of fabric. Then, I cut out 1 1/2 inch strips of fabric and sewed onto pillow at a diagonal. Sewing along both edges. Once again I was going for the frayed look and left the edges raw. I would suggest starting in the center of the pillow that way it will act as a guide and help keep all your pieces running in the right direction. I left a little space between each strip and did this until the whole front piece was covered.
Oh and I also turned this into a pillow cover. So I did the same steps for the back as the last pillow.
Just the strips by itself was OK but to add a little more pizazz to it. I made three rosettes out of red fabric and attached them to the pillow.
I was just going to sew them in place with a needle and thread but for whatever reason I couldn't find my needle! So I hot glued a safety pin to the back and pinned to pillow.
I love how it turned out and how the red adds a nice pop of color.
And goes nicely with my other pillow!
Have a fun 4th of July!