The finished pillows look great in outdoor living spaces but it doesn't stop there, they can also double as bolster pillows for your bedroom through the winter months, too.
Unfold your rug. (For this project, we used an $8 IKEA Taulov rug. The tasseled ends make this a perfect candidate for a boho fringed pillow!)
Fold the rug in half lengthways to create a bolster pillow shape.
Insert pins along the length of the rug to hold it together.
Sew along the length of the pillow with an embroidery needle and thread to close the opening. Remove the pins after you've finished.
Pin one of the tasseled ends together before sewing it closed.
One end of the pillow will remain open.
Stuff your pillow with some fiber filling or pillow inserts.
To finish, pin and then sew closed the remaining end.
How gorgeous are these?! (And so affordable.)