X Marks the Spot-A Cross Stitch Pillow

cross stitch pillow DIY

The year that I got married, I worked with some women who were always working on craft projects at lunch. They worked on cross stitch patterns a lot.  I was intrigued, so they took me to the local cross stitch shop and I picked out my first project, which I soon discovered I disliked intensely. I … [Read more...]

Sweet Dreams Pillow Tutorial

Sweet Dreams Pillow Tutorial from At Home on the Bay

Sweet Dreams Pillow Tutorial Here is a quick little pillow to work on while you are at the beach, or sipping sweet tea on the front porch this summer. This project would even be great for a teen or pre-teen to try hand embroidery. There are three different beginner type hand embroidery stitches … [Read more...]

Boudoir Pillow with Button Closure Tutorial

Fun boudoir pillow with button tab closure from At Homeon the Bay

Don't worry. Boudoir just means the size of the pillow which is 12" x 16", and you don't have to have a boudoir to make one. You can use this pillow in any room you want. I promise. I've never been a big fan of animal prints, but I was looking for a black and white graphic print to add  a little … [Read more...]

Flower Power Pillow Tutorial

Flower Power Pillow Tutorial

 Flower Power Pillow Tutorial With the start of spring just a few days away, I am getting ready to welcome it with open arms by adding some cheer around the house in the form of pillows. I was inspired by this kitschy floral throw from Anthropologie. Anthropologie Daisy Patchwork Throw … [Read more...]

Valentine Heart Pillow Tutorial

valentine pillow tutorial

Here is a sweet little decorative pillow tutorial perfect for Valentine's Day. It is made with wool felt and a technique called reverse applique. Choose any color combination you like. It is simple and fun and I even think you could keep it around all year! Supplies: 2 - 11" x 15" pieces of wool … [Read more...]

Tips for Adding Lace Trim to Pillowcases


One of the most popular posts on At Home on the Bay is the Lace Trimmed Pillowcase Tutorial. It's all about how to make your own standard pillowcase with lace trim and finished seams. There are lots of pictures to follow and it's a fairly easy project. If you don't want to make your own pillowcase, … [Read more...]