Look at what I made last week. I ended up with three of them. They were tons of fun to make.
First I decided how big I wanted the pillows to be and cut a front and a back for each pillow. I don't have measurements I eye-balled it this time around.
I then drew out the flag. I did use a ruler for it, I made the flag 9in x 9in.
Next I painted them in. I even painted the white stripes even though the fabric was white when I was done I was glad I did.
After they were painted. At this time I cut out pieces of burlap, I purposely made the burlap bigger than the fabric because I wanted to make sure the burlap would stayed sewed in.
I then put the burlap piece over the painted piece and sewed around the flag and each of the stripes.
This picture shows better what I did.
I then cut out the burlap between each of the lines of thread, allowing the paint to show through.
From there I added the back piece over the flag and sewed around the edges allowing a gap on one side so I could turn it outside out and add batting. I ran out of batting after stuffing one and half of the pillows, I then used some of the extra grocery sacks that we had since they are decor pillows not ones intended for use. After sewing up the hole I put them in their spots on the couch and chair.