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Memory Pillows

Memory Pillows - Part 1 When a friend asked if I could make a couple pillows out of her Grandmother’s shirts for her Mom I said yes!  I have never done this before but I thought I would give it a try. There is a woman on Instagram who makes gorgeous bags out of loved ones leather coats!  @piprobins - Gillian Hyde I began by deconstructing the shirts.  Trying to get the most usable material as possible! Shirt 1 - a kind of woven stretch material  Shirt 2 - denim stretch Anything can be useful as long as it is not frayed (worn out)! Including these buttons and the front!  I am going to use these as the closure on the back! I was looking for a pattern and remembered a heart pillow I made years ago.  I will post a link to it in part 2.  I don’t remember what I did with the pattern so I looked at the pilllow and made it up! So far this is what I have!  The pink fabric I starched and starched so it didn’t stretch to bad as I sewed, and it worked pretty well!   This is as far as I got yesterd