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September 03, 2012

Anthro-Inspired Bathmat

I found this pillow sham and, after I got it home, I went to Anthropologie.com. I think it is very similar to the Woven Portuguese Bathmat. Except, Anthropologie wants $54. No, no, no…we can do this for less. Way less.

I bought a basic white towel for 2.99 at a local bed/bath store. You can use an old towel that you have at home, I just didn’t have one that I wanted to cut up. This is not the time to use your nice, fluffy towels. After all, it’s going under your feet…on the bathroom floor. Case closed.

I started by cutting off the “pillow pocket” backing on the sham.

Then, I pinned the towel and the sham–right sides together. (Don’t worry about cutting your towel, yet.)

I sewed the two pieces together, along the edge of the sham. This seems like a lot to put in your machine, but it really wasn’t bad.

I flipped it over, towel side up, and trimmed off the excess towel.

And, there you have it! Comfy and cute under your feet!

Enjoying the Good Life,

Kendra

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2 Comments

  1. I want to do this. Where is a good place to find nice pillow shams?

    Nicole
    http://settleinn.blogspot.com/
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/Coleandco

  2. goodwillsc

    Check your local Goodwill, but if you can’t find one, you can always look at a bed&bath store.