More Fluffing: A Pillow Tutorial

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I’ve been working on fluffing the music room and wanted to make a little pillow for the window seat in there with some extra fabric and a bit of cotton twill tape that I had just waiting to become something fun. Plus, I just wanted to see if I could still remember how to miter a corner.

Here she is in situ.

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Lo and behold, I did remember! Here’s how it’s done. First lay out your twill tape (or ribbon) and fold it back on itself where you want the corner to hit. Like so:

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Press into place. Next, grab the tape and pull it back up and lay it back on itself again, making a right angle.

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Straighten it up to form a right angle and press into place. Easy peasy! I decided, since there were a jillion corners, to tack mine down with fusible tape.

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Now, keep going. And going. And going.

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To finish it off, form one last right angle, press, and trim it so you can’t see the raw edge.

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As much as I love hot glue and fusible tape, I decided to stitch it down.

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Et voila!

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Give it a try. It is a bit time consuming, but not difficult once you get the hang of it. You can do it, people!