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Pottery Barn Knock Off Sweater Pillow


Don’t you just LOVE this sweater pillow from Pottery Barn? Every time I see this, I just want to grab a book and cozy up on the couch. Unfortunately, the $39 price tag is not in this teacher’s budget. So, I decided to try my hand at making it myself. A $3.99 sweater from the Goodwill, a 50% off pillow form from JoAnn, and about 5 minutes of my time. That’s all it took.


Let’s take another look at the comparison:

I think I’d better run out to Goodwill before I post this. All of my neighbors will rush out and buy all of the good sweaters!

Happy sewing!

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  • Beth Adams
    November 28, 2010

    Your pillow turned out great! You can't beat that price either! Kudos to you. I would love for you to link this up to Wickedly Crafty Saturdays at Wiccan Make Some Too!

  • Tracy
    November 28, 2010

    Ohhh! I like yours better. I have a sweater I have been meaning to donate and an old pillow…think I might bust out that sewing machine!

  • DittoDecorating
    November 28, 2010

    Love it!

  • Jennifer @ New Shade of Green
    November 28, 2010

    LOVE IT! Thank you so much for sharing. I have a couple of sweaters I was going to donate to goodwill. Now I think I have another plan! Did you just sew 3 sides, put it on and close it up? Or did you sew in a zipper? I'm new to sewing but have been looking for a sewing machine. Any suggestions for a beginner on a budget? I'd mainly want it for simple projects but would also like to make a quilt someday.

  • Traci at ThreeDogsAtHome
    November 29, 2010

    I can't wait to make a sweater pillow now too!