Fabric

Pearl-Embellished Ring Pillow

By  Mary Ayres 

Add an elegant touch to your wedding ceremony with this beautifully embellished ring bearer pillow. Customize to complement your wedding colors or gift to a friend for their special day.

  • Closeup View
  • Pearl-Embellished Ring Pillow

Materials

  • Lavender crepe or satin fabric, 1/4 yd.
  • White piping, 1 yd.
  • White round pearl beads, 4mm
  • White satin ribbon, 1/8”, 36” lengths, two

Tools

  • White perle cotton, #12
  • Warm & White needled cotton batting
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • White sewing and bead thread
  • Needles: sewing; embroidery

Pattern - Pearl-embellished Ring Pillow

  • Size
  • 1. Size is 8"x8".
  • Pillow
  • 1. Cut two 8-1/2" squares from fabric.
  • 2. Print and cut out pattern. Transfer dotted design to front of one fabric square. Use one strand perle cotton to stem stitch inside dots that form swirls, embroidering two stitches between each dot, and straight stitch on dots in corners, going from center dot to five outside dots, making five stitches.
  • 3. Use bead thread to sew pearl beads to dots.
  • 4. Cut 8-1/2" square from cotton batting. Baste batting square to back of embroidered fabric square close to edges.
  • 5. Sew center of ribbon lengths to pillow front on opposite sides of center bead.
  • 6. Sew piping around pillow front, 1/4" from edges, beginning and ending in a corner. (Note: Clip piping seam while stitching around pillow.)
  • 7. Sew pillow front to back with right sides together along piping stitching, leaving 4" opening on one side for turning. Trim seam at corners. Turn pillow right side out through opening. Stuff pillow; hand sew opening closed.