Ladies and gents here is that tutorial for the DIY pillow sword and shield I promised. I've even thrown in a free pattern for the sword!
Quick note: As I have explained many times, my best creations (mini lounger, shark bag, etc.) are made in a mad dash. It is as if a flurry of inspiration takes over and I simply must figure out how to make something. It's really quite fun, although it leaves no time/energy for step by step pictures and meticulous notes. If I were charging you for this pattern it would have fully digitized pattern pieces and step by step photos. Instead, you get it for free and I will do my best to explain every step. I think it's a pretty fair deal. Plus, I'm only an email (smallfriendly at yahoo) away if have any questions!
All right, let's get crafting!