Feb 10, 2015

9 Things to Make with a Pink Pillowcase

It's time for a pink roundup. Here are 9 things that you can make with a pink vintage sheet or pillowcase.

Most of the items come with a tutorial. To learn more and pin,  click on the links below the pictures to visit the creators' blogs.

I love making baby items from thrifted pillowcases and sheets because they are so soft. I love this little baby skirt from thrifted sheets. Amanda's tutorial makes it really simple.

Baby Shower Skirt Tutorial

This romper is so cute, I could scream! I love Erin's tutorial for this baby romper from a vintage pillowcase. I need my bff to have another baby girl so I can make one. Sewing for babies is so fun.

pillowcase romper

I like to make party decorations and favors that can be treasured for years. I threw a Pretty in Pink baby shower for my bff and made this bunting with new and vintage fabrics for the party which now hangs in her little girl's room.

These are the fun mini pillow and pillowcase birthday party invitations that I made for my niece a few years ago. The girls loved them so much that they kept them for their Monster High dolls. Most of the party decorations and favors were made from a single vintage sheet.

Mini pillow and pillowcase tutorial

Sometimes craft supplies can be really pricey and they are mass-produced boring. It's so inexpensive and much cuter to make your own supplies. Learn from Melissa how to make ruffles out of vintage sheets. 

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My name is Heather and I am addicted to bias tape. I love it! Stephanie makes really cute buntings and other things wither her own homemade bias tape from vintage sheets.

Vintage Sheet Bias Tape

This is a fun warm weather top on the Colletterie website. She used a new cotton fabric but I think a pink vintage sheet would work perfectly with this top. While you are are there, check out all the amazing patterns for beginning sewers.

Sorbetto Top Pattern
This is another cute pink warm-weather top, This cutie is made from a pretty pink floral sheet.

Cute pink top

I like big bags, I cannot lie. This rag style diaper bag is so precious. Donna has a really cute matching quilt, too.
Super Cute Quilted Rag Style Bag
I love this quilted tote made from leftover quilt fabric. Love using those scraps. And, it has pockets!

quilted bag

These handmade coasters are a great way to keep water rings off of your table. They would also make a great little gift. There is a very easy tutorial from Ashley Ann.

Vintage Sheet Coaster Tutorial

Making quilts from vintage sheets just makes sense. This is the sweetest pink vintage sheet quilt. I love the ease of a quilt made from strips.

pretty pink quilt
I love this pink quilt too. It's a bolder pink but still very girly. Click the link to see some other very pretty quilts from Amanda.

Another awesome pink quilt

I love using thrifted items to make pillow covers. Throw pillows are such an easy and fun way to change up the look of a room. I love Leah's Holly Hobby pillow cover. It totally reminds me of my childhood.

Holly Hobby Pillow Cover

I think Karoline's apron was one of the first things I pinned with my Vintage Sheet Blog Pinterest account 3 years ago. I just love the layers of vintage pillowcases.

pillowcase apron
I love aprons so much. This one from Terry is so amazing. I just love everything about it.

Vintage Pillowcase Apron

Finally, I'm going to end with a pink 10 Minute Apron. I love the pink roses. Come to think of it, all 3 of my favorite pink aprons have roses. Hmmm.

10 minute apron
Thank you so much for stopping by the Vintage Sheet Blog today. I hope that you have had your fill of pink vintage sheets and pillowcases today. Feel free to follow me in one of the ways below.

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Beatrice Euphemie said...

Very cute ideas! I collect vintage sheets and am always looking for ways to use them. Thanks for sharing! xo Karen

Kristen Stevens said...

Wow what cute (and creative ideas) I love that baby romper it's adorable! I think I need to work on my sewing skills a little because all I can do is sew on a button.

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Love all of the pink and with 5 very small granddaughters all of these are winners!
Thank you for your sweet visit!

jenny perez said...

Thanks so much for linking to Oh My Heartsie Girl WW

Holly {While I'm Waiting...} said...

Awesome ideas!!! My daughter is just learning to sew and I can't wait to share these ideas with her!

Brandi Davis said...

I love these projects! Thanks for linking up to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party. I have pinned to the Bloggers Brags Broad.

Jann Olson said...

wow, wow! So many fabulous ideas! Love the bias tape, the pillows, and the aprons! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

Amy Lee said...

Oh my goodness! I never would have thought to make some of these things from a pillowcase! Thanks so much for sharing at Talented Tuesdays!

Raewyn @ Be A Warrior Queen said...

Oh my gosh, I love the bunting banner and the invites!! SO innovative!!

Thank you for linking up with us for Pinworthy Wednesday!

Pam said...

So many cute ideas. I loved this post! The bias tape is my favorite. I'll be keeping an eye out for sheets and pillowcases at the thrift store!

Kimberly Lewis said...

This looks incredible! Super cute. Pinned and tweeted. Thank you for taking the time to party with us. We hope to see you tonight at 7 pm. It wouldn't be a party without you! Lou Lou Girls

Christie Selken said...

These are some great project ideas! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Totally Terrific Tuesday! I hope we see you again this week. Party starts tonight at 10pm!

Ashley @ 3 Little Greenwoods said...

Love this list of pillowcase ideas! Especially the apron!

Thanks so much for sharing on Show Me Saturday!

Gina Pascal said...

Love your roundup! I've been trying to figure out what to do with my fabric scraps. This post has inspired me! Thanks for the inspiration! saw your roundup over at Pin Me linky party! Pinned it!
Gina from Always Savory

Margie said...

I am loving the mini pillow/pillow case tutorial. What an original and genius idea!!!! I can't wait until my daughter is old enough for her first sleepover party. Pinning!

Sherry L said...

All very cute ideas! I love the bias tape made from sheets!