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eye pillow
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Eye Pillow
Basic Description These fabric eye pillows are a welcome retreat from the pressures of modern life. When you are trying to doze off, or take a break, simply rest an eye pillow over your eyes. They provide total darkness and a gentle pressure that is quite relaxing. Creating one is remarkably simple and they make great gifts.
Materials Fabric, thread, flax seeds or rice or alternative filler. A complete material list is provided below.
Tools Sewing machine (or sewing needle), scissors, measuring tape. A complete tool list is provided below.
Cost The plan itself is free! Estimated cost of materials: $2
Time 1 hour
Difficulty Easy
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the project plan begins here

step:     1        

The first step involves acquiring the necessary materials and proper tools. It is best to get everything prepared and set-up before commencing because you become free to progress without unnecessary interruptions.
completed eye pillow

Material List

Item Qty. Description
#1 1 8" x 10" (20 x 25cm) piece of light fabric. See the design considerations section for more details.
#2 - sewing thread
#4 - Flax seeds, buckwheat hulls, rice or other filler. See the design considerations section for more details.

This project is remarkably simple if you have access to, and are familiar with a sewing machine. If not, you can perform the sewing by hand, but you will need a little more patience.

Tool List

sewing machine, or sewing needle
measuring tape

We recommend that you read through the entire plan and especially the design considerations section before acquiring/assembling all of the requisite tools and materials. There are several options with this project, and it is most prudent to be fully informed of them before making design decisions.

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