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Pillows: Accessories
 
 

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Save money by sewing your own decorator pillows.  Pillows are not hard to make.  All you need are two pieces of fabric, and a pillow form or pillow stuffing.  To make pillows more thrift friendly, used pillows can be recovered.  You can also use 2 napkins for your fabric.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some additional frugal tips to save money on decorative pillows.

 

- Pillows do not take a lot of fabric, especially if you use different fabric for the front and back, or use patchwork.  Making pillows makes good use of recycled fabric.
 
- If you need the pillow foam, it is often less expensive to buy a thrift store pillow and remove the fabric than buy a new pillow form.
 
- Take advantage of trims, tassels, and other decorative items on sale when making pillow.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons

 

C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards

 

D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers

 

E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner

 

F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture

 

G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries

 

H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers

 

I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing

 

J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail

 

K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers

 

L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions

 

M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms

 

N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts

 

O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens

 

P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins

 

Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting

 

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