Memory shirt pillows remind you of your loved ones when they are far away from you. Even if they are no more in the living world, you can cuddle up to them just by hugging the pillows. It is a brilliant way to recycle old shirts too. You can also give them as gifts in loving memory of a person related to the recipient.
This step by step tutorial guides you through the making of memory shirt pillows with the help of images supported by written instructions. It requires cutting off the sleeves and collars and sewing.
The supplies for this simple DIY are a dress shirt, a throw pillow of size slightly smaller than the shirt, scissors, chalk or pencil, pins, sewing machine, thread and needle.
A man’s button up shirt is the main resource for this repurposed shirt pillow cover project. Though sewing is involved, it is really an easy bit. It requires you just to know how to sew a straight line.
This shirt pillow boasts of a feminine touch by virtue of fabric flowers sewn on the pillow fabric. Colorful buttons make the centers of the blooms.
The beauty of handmade cushions lies in the fact that they can be personalized to fit your preference. You just need to fish out an old dress shirt and repurpose it. Being a no-sew project, it suits beginners and those not interested in sewing.
Button down shirts and old pillows are the staples of this DIY. Felt accessories add a unique touch to the pillows. Be careful to choose shirts with cool patterns on them.
If you like flannel shirts, you could go for this one. You have to lay the shirt flat on a surface and trim off the sleeves and collar. Then cut it to fit the size of the pillow and sew.
These memorial shirt pillows are a great way to decorate your home. They are unique, beautiful and also sentimental. If you are residing in a cold place, you can make them add warmth to your living room.
This tutorial suits beginners to the craft. It involves cutting the shirts to the desired size, pinning along the borders and sewing. Leave a little gap so that you can squeeze in a pillow.
The materials needed for this simple DIY are button up shirt, a pillow form and a few sewing supplies. You can use shirts in bright colors that don’t fit you anymore. It can leave the sweet memories of your grandfather lingering in your heart.
A loved one’s clothing has a lot of emotions attached to it. That is why you would keep the memory pillows very close to your heart. You can think of creative sayings, quotes and poems to put in patches on the shirts. They are an expression of your feelings towards your dear friends and families. Just pick an image that has a pattern of your choice and get into the details of the DIY. Your recycling skills are sure to garner a lot of appreciation.
Published on May 24th 2018 by Peyton Derrida