I'm not even bad at it.
But sometimes it's a lot of work.
Dragging the sewing machine out, threading the needle, winding the bobbin (it's always empty!)
Blah, blah, blah.
So when I wanted some sort of fall-themed pillows for my front porch, I decided to sew the easy way.
With my glue gun.
Bonus - I did the whole thing outside :)
I picked up some beautiful outdoor fabric at JoAnn's in the remnant bin. The big piece was about $4, the little piece was only about $2. I used the pillows that I already had sitting out there and covered them up. I figure I'll just rip open the seams when I'm done with the Fall theme :)
Okay - here we go! Easiest sewing you'll ever do.
To start I folded the fabric with right sides together, then laid the pillow on top of the fabric and cut it to size.
Then I used my hot glue gun to glue two sides together so that only the bottom was open. Here it is after I turned it right side out.
Then I put the pillow in and glued the last edge together.
This is how my final "seam" looks.
Turned out cute, huh?
Honestly, I would never do this for pillows that were going to be inside the house - but for the porch? I love it - quick, easy and cute!