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

May 21, 2015
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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)

How-To

  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.

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