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Outdoor Pillows

Those inexpensive vinyl tablecloths are good for more than just picnics -- they make great material for pillows that are easy to clean.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, August 2005


  • Scissors

  • Tablecloth

  • Sewing machine or kit

  • Batting or pillow


  1. To make one, cut two squares in desired dimensions from a patterned tablecloth, adding 1/2 inch to each side.

  2. Right sides facing, stitch pieces together with a 1/2-inch seam allowance.

  3. Turn right side out, then stuff (if using batting pull it into small pieces). Stitch opening closed.

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