Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer and mom of two little ones. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals.
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Vintage tablecloth pillow covers

I love cute vintage tablecloths, you know, the cute print floral and fruit ones?  I have quite a few, since I sort of collect them at the Goodwill Outlet, but often they have stains or something on them... such was the case with one that I had that I turned into pillow covers!

It was perfect, since the tablecloth was about 40" square, which meant that I could use each corner and make two matching pillows, not using the center (stained) part!!  How perfect!

After I made them, of course, I realized that they don't actually go with my couch.  I may not use them for a while, but it's nice to know I have them.  And they are soooo cute.  I think they would go so well in a bench in a breakfast nook or dining room window seat, since they are clearly made of a tablecloth.  I put them outside for this pic (it's embarrassing how bad they look on the couch.) ;)

You may remember this tablecloth from this picture...
I pulled out a bunch of things to potentially make into other things, I was thinking bright couch pillows.  None of the other stuff in this pile has been too useful yet.  I'll keep you posted.


  1. Oooooo Gorgeous! You are so creative!

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  2. they turned out lovely ! it's a great idea, thanks for sharing !

  3. Love how these turned out, the colors are gorgeous!

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  4. those are really adorable! I should atart looking at goodwill...I never think to, but others seem to find the best things there!

  5. LOVE vintage table clothes! I usually have 3 or 4 circling my apartment, used in random ways!

  6. I really like that nautical tank top redo! Great job on remaking the straps! I like them a lot better too! I love all your new, and frequent, upcycles and always look forward to your next project! I just finished a dress from scraps and donations I had at Joy 2 Sew!

  7. I would kill for those! Too cute!
    P.S. Is that your "before" bag that you made into a pillow in that last pic? That was super cute! I loved that pillow!! :o)

  8. Wow! I would be just as concerned about the handmade dishtowels being used. They are gorgeous. I love your style!

  9. Akieva3/16/2013

    Hey there:

    Can I buy the vintage table cloth pillows from you? :)



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