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Chenille Bedspread Flag Throw Pillow-Tutorial

Recycle an old chenille bedspread into an American flag pillow to use it as a summer holiday decoration or as an accent to Americana room decor. An old white chenille bedspread provides vintage charm, while the addition of tea dyeing gives it that loved-for-years age. The appliquéd pieces are quickly attached using a simple sewing […]

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Sew Chenille Bedspread Washcloths

Recycle Old Chenille Bedspreads Into Charming Washcloths The vintage chenille bedspreads I collect provide me with sweet memories of my youth, but I only have so many beds. No problem. I mainly collect these chenille beauties for the fabric they provide. Many simple and ordinary craft ideas can be elevated to something special just by […]

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Chenille Scottie Dog Stuffies

More sewing with scraps. These cute little Scotties were made using my abundant stash of chenille bedspread scraps. They were the perfect project for those chenille scraps I just couldn’t throw away after finishing something else. Why Scotties? Well, I love anything vintage and I’ve been seeing a resurgence of them a lot lately. So […]

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Chenille and Quilt Hearts-Tutorial

I love adding country or shabby chic accessories to my home, and my local customers seem to like anything that is made from old chenille bedspreads or vintage quilts. This is a great project for using up bits and pieces of various trinkets and lace to create a one-of-a-kind decoration. Minimal sewing is needed. Things […]

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