Cinch a leather belt securely around a tassel-trimmed, linen sleeve surrounding a silk pinstripe pillow for an unexpected touch of masculinity. Shorten the belt by carefully trimming off the excess with a crafts knife; add holes with a leather punch.
1 yard of striped silk
5/8 yard of linen
2 yards of knotted fringe trim
28x14-inch pillow form
Leather belt with metal buckle
Quantities specified are for 52/54-inch-wide fabrics. All measurements include 1/2-inch seam allowances unless otherwise noted. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.
Cut the fabrics
From striped silk, cut: Two 29x15-inch rectangles
From linen, cut: One 14x29-inch rectangle
From knotted fringe trim, cut: Two 30-inch lengths