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Totally Glam Pillow Sham

Added May 16, 2008

by pacificstyle

S, United States






A while ago, I was window-shopping in a fancy downtown store when I found two big (European Square size) faux fur pillows in a display. I wanted to hug them right there in the store! They have gorgeous 1940’s glamour yet so cuddly. The only thing I didn’t like was the $155/each price tag. Yuck!

After a quick trip to the fabric store, I now have the pillows without the debt. I altered the design a bit – my pillows close with an envelope flap and not a button like the originals. More comfortable to cuddle up to and much and easier to sew ;) I also added a bright chartreuse satin lining to the envelope flap for a fun pop of color.

No animals were harmed in the making of these pillows. One was made very happy. My kitty Milo loves these pillows!

Material Notes

Faux fur, satin




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    Dec 31, 2009, 11.57 PMby namy5

    Love it! it lookslike your kitty does too. I think I want to make something similar for my kitty. the lining is a nice touch. I was thinking about making some pillows and you gave me the great idea of the envelope flap. Thank you. Have a merry New Year!

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      Feb 8, 2010, 06.21 AMby pacificstyle

      Thanks! I intended the pillows as something decorative for my home – and they are – they’re great pet beds! Your kitty with thank you if you make one, too
      Hope you are having a wonderful 2010!

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    May 16, 2008, 10.32 PMby mariegirl

    Glam indeed! I like the lines (stripes? is there a technical word for that?) going down the faux fur. Adds to the texture. Good call on the bright green satin too.

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