The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Features

December 11, 2013

Lyrics, photos combine for decor

(Continued)

3. Trim each printed quadrant, leaving a quarter-inch border around all four sides.

4. Leaving the paper backing on the fabric sheets will make it easier to cut and line up the fabric for sewing. Sew the top two quadrants together, carefully lining up the edges. Use a seam allowance that is just a hair wider than a quarter inch to make sure you are sewing right along the edge of the pictures and not on the white border. Repeat with bottom two quadrants.

5. Sew the top two quadrants to the bottom two quadrants to complete the square, and then peel off the paper backing from the fabric. Press seam allowances open.

6. Cut two rectangles of fabric for pillow back, each 14-by-9 inches. Fold over one of the long edges on each piece by 1/4 inch and then again by 1/2 inch to enclose the raw edge; sew along the long edge.

7. Lay the backing pieces flat, with the wrong side of the fabric facing down and the pieces overlapped to make a 14-inch square. Lay the pillow top over the backing, right side down, and pin around the edges.

8. Sew around the entire pillow with a quarter-inch seam. Turn right side out and insert pillow form.

Text Only
Features
  • Herrity last column Write down your family history

    I must sadly report that this is my last column. Many thanks to all my supporters and thanks, also, to those who gave me ideas and background information.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Albany Miss Flame Festival: Safety and fun rolled into one

    It isn’t always the case that a large community event can provide family fun while sliding in a few safety tips. But coordinators of the Albany Miss Flame Festival believe the 46th running of the event is making a major impact in the number of local emergencies.

    August 1, 2014

  • Sisters shares sandwiches Sisters share sandwiches with the homeless

    Thirty-one more people were fed Thursday between Clinton’s Moose Lodge and the dike near Sixth Avenue South. The Sisters of St. Francis hope to feed more in the coming weeks.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Evers Evers' duck decoy hits auction block

    From just a block out of a basswood tree, David Evers creates award-winning pieces of artwork.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Screen Shot 2014-07-31 at 2.12.55 PM.png VIDEO: Five-year-old doesn't want her brother to grow up

    Sadie, an adorable 5-year-old from Phoenix, wants her brother to stay young forever, so much so that her emotional reaction to the thought of him getting older has drawn more than 10 million views on YouTube.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Relay for Life: Stepping toward awareness

    Statistics reveal that cancer continues to remain the second most common cause of death in the United States, claiming one out of four deaths every day.

    July 31, 2014

  • Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production

    Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.

    July 31, 2014

  • Sharknado.jpg Sharknado 2 set to attack viewers tonight

    In the face of another "Sharknado" TV movie (the even-more-inane "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday night on Syfy), there isn't much for a critic to say except to echo what the characters themselves so frequently scream when confronted by a great white shark spinning toward them in a funnel cloud:
    "LOOK OUT!!"

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Showboat follies Iafrate set to leave Showboat Theatre

    As the summer season nears its end, the Clinton Area Showboat Theatre on Tuesday honored the past and said hello to the future.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • wd saturday tobias .jpg Stranger’s generosity stuns Ohio veteran

    Vietnam War veteran David A. Tobias was overwhelmed recently when a fellow customer at an OfficeMax store near Ashtabula, Ohio paid for a computer he was purchasing.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

Clinton Herald Photos


Browse, buy and submit pictures with our photo site.

Facebook