I’m so excited to share with you my repurposed shower curtain & jeans into no sew outdoor pillows with a journal and pen pockets! This easy upcycled project is perfect for any age and makes a great gift idea!
I found an inexpensive shower curtain at a thrift store and decided to upcycle it into no sew outdoor pillows.
It’s perfect for this as it’s waterproof and protects the pillow insert from the outdoor elements.
Your pillow case size depends on the pillow insert you’ll be using. Simply place your pillow on top of the shower curtain and cut it to be a few inches larger than the pillow on all sides.
Hot glue 3 of the 4 sides together. You can also sew this if you like, or iron fuse the fabric together.
Measured adhesive hook and loop fasteners on the last opening.
Peel off the backing of the adhesive and place it inside the opening of the pillow case.
Now you can open and close the pillow case to take it off and clean it when it needs it.
My daughter had out grown these jeans, but I loved the butterfly pocket. So I decided to use it.
You can pick up old jeans at the thrift store for cheap! Cut out both pockets to use as the pen & pencil holders.
Cut off the bottom of the 2 legs. Once the legs are cut off, cut them open, lay them flat, and cut on either side of the seams. These will become the journal pocket.
Place the pockets on the pillow case where you want them to go.
Hot glue the pocket on 3 sides to the shower curtain and leave the top side open.
Glue the larger journal pocket on 3 sides. Leave the top side open.
Put the pillow inside the case and press it closed.
I added a journal to the bottom pocket, and a pen and pencil to the top. You could also add colored pencils and an art pad if you like as well.
Here they are sitting outside. I made 2 of them, the plain pocket one is for my son.
Here is my daughter outside enjoying hers, and she loves to journal.
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