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How to make your own ring cushion

The ring cushion used in a wedding is a treasured souvenir for any couple. If you have a sewing machine at home and a little experience with needlework, the step-by-step instructions provided in this article will help you to make your very own personalised cushion for the ring in no time. Simply, get the things required to make a ring pillow and follow the instructions provided in the subsequent paragraphs to make one of a kind ring pillow which can very well become a part of your family heirloom.

Preparing for the ring cushion

If you are going to walk down the aisle in the coming days and want to give a personal touch to your ring cushion, you can make your own ring pillow or wedding pillow which complements your wedding theme and looks way better than wedding cushions available in stores. The first thing which you need to do before starting with this sewing project is to determine the design or pattern of the pillow that you want. You can flip through the pages of bridal magazines to get some inspiring ideas. Select the fabric and the material of the pillow accordingly and do not try to cut corners when it comes to selecting the embellishments, as it plays a vital role in determining the visual appearance of the cushion.

Basic materials required for making a ring cushion

You will need a pencil and a heavy pattern paper to draw a rough design of the pillow pattern which you want. In most cases, a satin or silk fabric in the colour of your choice will make the perfect pillow cover. Keep the pillow dimensions in mind while buying the fabric from the market. In addition to that, purchase matching embellishments such as lace, ribbons, beads, buttons, sequins and so on as per your design and requirement. Keep a small pair of scissors, hot glue gun, a few pins, needle and thread handy. Take out your sewing machine and get going on the job.

Easy instructions for making ring bearer’s pillow

Stitch the satin fabric for the pillow along the length and then, sew the lace trimmings, beads and buttons onto it as per the design specifications. You can also use the hot glue gun to stick sequins and coloured beads. Do some embroidery on the side and sew onto the pillow like a regular pillow cover. Your ring cushion is ready in a few easy steps!

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