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It’s All in the Stars: Best Sewing Projects for the 4th

Call me a geek, but I love the Fourth of July. The holiday brings marching bands belting patriotic tunes, cook-outs, and an unmistakable energy (not to mention the Independence Day sales, which coincidentally tend to go on for about a week). For lack of a better term, I just think the holiday of stars and stripes is a blast.

There are plenty of ways to partake in the Fourth of July. Whether you hit up the parade or grill in your backyard, everyone can enjoy the patriotic spirit in his or her own way. If you’re of the crafty variety, one of the ways you might want to partake in the holiday is with home decor. This Fourth of July, fill your home with stars and stripes by breaking out your sewing materials. Check out these sewing patterns for a little inspiration.


4th of July Outdoor Pillows

4th of July Outdoor PillowsThese decorative pillows will be the center of everyone’s attention at your Independence Day barbecue. Celebrate the 4th with historically themed outdoor pillows that scream stars and stripes. This sewing tutorial will show you how sew eye-catching pillows that will have everyone wondering how you did it.





Star Spangled Pillow

Star Spangled PillowThere’s no better way to fill your home with patriotic spirit than to put the stars and stripes right on your couch. This flag pillow is the perfect decoration to display in celebration of the Fourth of July. Check out the sewing tutorial to see how you can easily sew this red, white, and blue pillow.





Seeing Stars Pillow Tutorial

Seeing Stars Pillow TutorialThis project puts the patriotic spirit right on your couch. These pillows are perfect for anyone who is looking for decorations that will raise the Fourth of July enthusiasm. A printable pattern is provided to make this patriotic home decorating project as easy as can be.





All Americana Stars Pillow Tutorial

All Americana Stars Pillow TutorialIf you’re looking for a way to put your fabric scraps to use, this Fourth-of-July-themed project is for you. Pick out your favorite red, white, and blue scraps of fabric and turn them into these cuddly star pillows. This environmentally friendly project is a great way to energize your family for the holiday.






Learn to Sew Star Pillow

Learn to Sew Star PillowWith just some felt and yarn, you are ready to make this fluffy and low-budget patriotic pillow. Follow along with this sewing tutorial, and before you know it you’ll have a decorative  pillow that reminds everyone of America the Beautiful. Check out the printable pattern to get started.





How do you plan to fill your home with stars and stripes?