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For instance, blue and green are great colors which enhance relaxation, and encourage rest. Adding stars or moons will uk canada goose encourage a connection with the universe, which can help you find your greater purpose, or simply conquer loneliness.

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Yellow is another iffy color, but lighter shades can be used to encourage joy.

By no means do you need to select your color based on popular meanings, though. If you like red, go for red fabric. If the dcor of your bedroom is bright and cheery, there’s nothing wrong with choosing a bright color or busy pattern, either.

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Always make sure your fabric is clean and free of any wrinkles. It’s a good idea to iron or steam your fabric before sewing, so there are no creases visible when you’re done.

Step Two: Choose Your HerbsIf you’re making a pillow for someone else, make sure that they’re not allergic to anything before selecting the herbs. As anyone who suffers from allergies knows, it’s impossible to sleep with scratchy eyes, sore throat and difficult breathing.

Otherwise, you can use almost any herb or spice. Again, various herbs have different meanings, which are sometimes backed up by aromatherapy.

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If you’d like to anchor the pieces together, pin them. Since this fabric isn’t slippery, I didn’t bother in his case.

Once you cut along the lines you’ve traced, you’ll cheap canada goose have two pieces that are the exact same shape and size.

Step Four: SewNow that you have canada goose clearance sale the two halves of the bag cut, pin them together. Then, sew three sides together. Keep the fourth side open, so you have somewhere to put the stuffing and herbs later on.

If your pillow is circular or another shape that doesn’t have defined edges, leave at least two or three inches open.

If you’re sewing these by hand, go over your stitches once more to prevent any stuffing from leaking by accident.

When using a sewing machine, use a seam allowance of at least 4/8.

It’s always best to use thread that matches your fabric as closely as possible. This will give your pillow a more polished look when you’re done.

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