New This Month

Ribbon Ring Pillow

Consider sending your ring bearer down the aisle with this linen cushion, decorated with satin ribbon that swerves and curves down its center.

Photography by: ANITA CALERO

The Tools

  • Linen (6 1/2-by-12 1/2 inches)
  • Double-sided ribbon (62 inches)
  • Disappearing-ink pen
  • Needle and thread
  • Polyester batting
  • Thin ribbon (5 inches)
Photography by: Johnny Miller


  1. Cut linen to 6 1/2-by-12 1/2 inches and double-sided ribbon to 62 inches.
  2. Using disappearing-ink pen, draw a line down middle of cloth; draw a line across ribbon every 3 1/2 inches.
  3. Pin ribbon in loops as shown, matching marks on ribbon to line on fabric.
  4. Sew along the line.
  5. Fold fabric in half (with ribbon inside).
  6. Leaving a 1/4-inch allowance, sew the two edges parallel to central line.
  7. Sew fourth side halfway; turn pillow right side out through opening.
  8. Stuff with polyester batting, and stitch closed.
  9. Sew center of a 5-inch thin ribbon to pillow for tying on rings.