We do all sorts of custom sewing for our clients! And we were excited when this project came our way. We transformed beloved 1970s sleeping bags into 11 new pillows that our client gave to family as gifts. Fun idea, right?
The sleeping bags were in rough shape and shredding before our eyes but we tried to save every scrap we could, including sewing on the original silk tag and used the cording as zipper pulls.
Each pillow was completely unique on both front and back side.
We used a hearty linen to blend with the sleeping bag fabric and finished with exposed brass zippers (like you would find on vintage sleeping bags).
Our client was thrilled and we had a lot of fun putting them together.