Why Didn't I Think of That?: DIY Pillow Forms
By Positively Splendid on July 24, 2011
One of my favorite craft projects is making pillows. I devote all my energy to the elaborate outer casing, that I forget about the actual pillow form. Even with store coupons, the forms can be a tad spendy. Amy Bell from Positively Splendid found an excellent, cost-efficent solution: Slice up a body pillow!
I headed to Wal-mart to look at their supply of pillow forms, which, sadly, was quite lacking. (If only they had put a fabric section in our new store!) I ventured to the home decor aisle. Nothing for less than $9/apiece, which I simply wasn't willing to pay for this project. I was about to suck it up and head into town when I walked past an endcap advertising body pillows marked down to $8 apiece. Eureka! I could dismantle one of these beauties to create three pillow forms on my own. Here's how I did it: