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Make a whole set of seasonal “cross-stitch” throw pillows -- without any needle or thread.

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Photography by: Aaron Dyer

First, print one of our designs; cut out. Cut a piece of transfer paper to match. Transfer the pattern onto a canvas or linen pillow cover, as shown. Use an opaque fabric paint marker in a contrasting color to trace over the pattern twice. Once dry, brush away excess transfer-pper powder with a dry cloth. Set the pattern with an iron.

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Photography by: Aaron Dyer

How-To

Remove pillow insert from pillow cover. Lay transfer paper, dark-side down, onto cover. Place clip art, faceup, on top. With a pencil, trace pattern onto pillow cover, using medium pressure and checking as you go. Remove paper.

Sources

Canvas cushion covers, 20" by 20", in Light Grey and Light Turquoise, $6 each, hm.com
Linen pillow cover (in similar colors), 12" by 19 1/2", $17, zarahome.com
Transfer paper, in Red, $13 for 12', saralpaper.com

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