Choose a motif for embroidery. It can be found in the Internet or buy a kit which includes the canvas, threads, needle and diagram. If you want to do everything yourself, pick up the needed floss shades, buy a piece of canvas.
Treat the edges of the canvas. Embroidery paintings, you can use PVA glue, in the case of the pillow should carefully neaten the cut of the canvas by hand or on the sewing machine with a zigzag stitch. Select the fabric with a large weave, not smaller than Aida 14.
Start from the edges of the canvas a sufficient number of crosses, for example, 10 on each side, and start working. If the material is crisp, you can sew without special tools, but if not, use hoops, they will not allow the canvas to warp. Embroider thread floss in 4-6 additions. Remember that when working on the pillows, the pattern should be dense. Ensure that the closing stitch of each cross were done strictly in one direction, so the image will be smooth.
Embroidered work wash in warm soapy water, dry in the spread out on a towel. Iron.
Select fabric for cushion covers pillows. It should be thick enough and not transparent. Make pattern in the form of a square (rectangle) the same size as the finished embroidery. Sew three sides of the pillow, make sure that the line was strictly along the border of the picture on the embroidery. The fourth side neatly vsheyte zip. If using transparent embroidered pattern pillow fabric, make a lining of light cotton material. Put the pillowcase on the pillow.
It is possible for each side of the embroidery to sew on sections of tissue with a width of three inches or more. The back of the pillow case to find, given the increased size of the front side. At the side seam vsheyte decorative cord, to sew the corners of the brush. You can buy them in the shops for the needle.