I once saw a supermodel strutting through the airport with a pillowcase emblazoned with ‘sleep’ on one side and ‘fuck’ on the other. I thought it (and she) was the coolest thing I’d ever seen. In my newfound mission to model myself on her (pun intended), I immediately began my online hunt, only to be disappointed when I learnt that coolness came at a price: £100 to be precise. I don’t have a spare £100 lying round, and if I did, I certainly would not spend it on a single pillowcase. So in true Magpie style, I decided to fashion my own.
For a while now, I’ve been using dated placemats, and have longed for something more befitting of my interior design vision. After scouring the dining sections of most homeware shops and finding nothing that fitted the bill, I decided to create my own. The best part of this tutorial is that not only can you create something that fits perfectly with your decor, but you can change it up every time you redecorate or get bored!
This is a simple DIY, but does require some patience and a gentle touch. Continue reading