Jason Eppink's Catalogue of Creative Triumphs

Newmindspace throws annual pillow fights of enormous proportion in New York City. In 2007 my weapon was a puny pillow. In 2008, if I wanted to win, I needed a bigger weapon. I needed my own Shock and Awe campaign. I needed to become one with the pillow.

How To

Step 1: PVC Frame
  • 2x 4' of 1/2" rigid PVC
  • 4x 5' of 1/2" pliable PVC tubing
  • 4x 90° elbow connectors
  • 2 oz. plastic epoxy
Big-Ass Pillow - PVC
Step 2: Mattress
  • 2x king-size egg-crate foam mattresses
  • nylon thread
  • upholstery needle
Big-Ass Pillow Costume - Mattress
  1. Place mattresses smooth side together.
  2. Sew long ends, using an overstitch.
  3. Turn inside-out.
  4. Cut out face hole.
Step 3: Pillow Case
  • 2x queen-size bed sheets
  • 10' of ribbon
  • thread
  • needle or sewing machine
Big-Ass Pillow Costume - Pillow Case
  1. Sew sheets together along three sides.
  2. Turn inside-out.
  3. Glue ribbon.
Step 4: Assemble!

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