NY Good Questions: How Can I Fix These Pillows From Being Airtight?

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Dear AT,

I had read your post showing Martha’s method for using vinyl tablecloths the same day I fell in love with Cynthia Rowley’s pink lemon clad tablecloths for Target.

I finally got to making them last night, but when I completed the last stitch, I realized they are airtight!

So, they act more like a blown up zip-lock bag (and then after you sit on them one of those vacuum-seal storage bags) than a pillow…

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Air does move in and out, just very slowly, so they look silly as heck after you get up off of them.

Any advice on how to solve this issue, short of just poking holes in them? Thanks! AMT230