Part of the SIY-Sew It Yourself!™ series we’ve worked on with Jaftex: on-trend, beginner-friendly projects with amazing fabrics and helpful instructions. This pillow kicked off our involvement, showcasing patchwork, piping & more.
Fabric weaving plus decorative stitching in the ditch packs a powerful color punch! Start with one 40-piece jelly roll bundle, and with clever seaming and slicing, end up with two different, yet completely coordinated 20” pillows.
Sweet tweets! Check out this cute pattern in our Etsy Shop. You’ll pick six favorite floral fabrics to create these fine feathered friends, then appliqué them in place on a pair of stitched telephone lines.
Here’s a wonderful way to freshen up your space – indoors or out. Our pillow design features criss-cross lacing along the front closure to add a nautical spin. Bold stripes, cut in different directions, are a perfect fabric choice.
Make a goal to surround yourself with home décor that makes you smile. Our colorful mini bolster is a great start to your happiness project. It looks quite fancy with a ruched center panel, piping, and pony tail ends, but it’s so easy.
We created a beautiful abstract flower design with a bit of a whimsical feel – perfect to render in the soft texture of a quality wool blend felt. Rendered in striking solids, this appliquéd pillow makes a stunning statement.
Our super cute, super huggable ladybug! Rather than traditional round spots on her wings, she sports ten pretty appliquéd white hearts. And, there’s a hidden heart on her chest, proving she’s filled with love through and through.
Create a square pillow with an embroidered peace symbol and a coordinating rectangular pillow with the word PEACE embroidered in a gorgeous floral flourish. Our custom embroidery designs are offered as free file downloads.
Pain in the neck?! One of these fast and easy neck pillows is great for proppin’ your noggin for reading, napping and more. They have the perfect contour and softness to cradle your head and neck in comfort. A great gift idea.
Soothing spa-style eye pillows are a wonderfully calming gift. Each one uses just small amounts of fabrics plus a bit of trim. We opted for fun, colorful cottons. You could also choose luxury fabrics, like satin or silk.
Star Light, Star Bright. Make a wish upon these pretty stars of the holiday season. Our decorative pillows come in three sizes and three mix-and-match styles, each with a free pattern download. Use individually or as a set.
These floor cushions, with their piping and tufted buttons, are a home décor classic. We added a clever harness to bundle them together. Carry the stack from room to room or keep the tower stable when used as a comfy foot rest.
Our luxurious bow pillow can pretty up your bed or glamorize your sofa. Hesitant to work with faux fur? It’s really quite easy and particularly forgiving thanks to the deep pile that conceals any less-than-perfect stitching.
Display your passion with this set of clever appliquéd pillows. They break down the craft into three easy step. Get free PDF downloads for each word and all the steps to create professional and precise appliqué.
This tone-on-tone floor cushion falls into the Pouf category but without the soft structure of a traditional pouf. Instead, it features a form-fitting upholstery style cover with clean, modern lines. Time to put your feet up.
If you’re happy and you know it… make a pillow. This is what we envision Little Miss Muffet’s tuffet must have looked like. A little bit cushion and a little bit pillow in one! Gathering the top and bottom is easy!
Fussy. Cut. It means having your way with fabric, manipulating it to best showcase motifs and colors. This pillow trio was originally made in Tula’s De La Luna Halloween-themed fabric, but they’d be smashing in any of your faves.
Our zombie pair is friendly and helpful as they hold your pins. You can tell by their tattered pink hearts they aren’t out to do any harm! Create their unique personalities with just a few bits of floss, felt, and button accents.
This set of elegant pillows features wraparound cording for a unique, pretty-from-all-sides look. We selected two coordinated home décor prints within a single colorway to create a trio of pillows in three distinct shapes.
The boxed floor cushion is a home déc classic. This Etsy Shop pattern has complete steps for assembling the pretty patchwork, making and attaching piping, creating hand tufting, and putting it all together into a 3-D box.
Meet our favorite turtle, Toby. He’s not only as cute as they come with his shy smile (made with darts!), he also has an important job: holding his owner’s PJs in a hidden pocket on his bottom shell. Includes a free pattern download.
Real starfish belong in tide pools. Our starfish pillow belongs on your sofa… or bed or chair or bench. The quick and easy project has a full pattern and is a perfect way to add a splash of nautical fun to freshen-up your décor.
What makes a great pillowscape? Gorgeous fabric, an interesting shape or two, and a few special bits of embellishment as a start. We combined all these attributes to create a fabulous 50″ bolster with two matching rounds.
We have dozens of S4H pillow projects for you to choose from. This article pulls together everything you need to know before launching into that pillow making: a little history, basic types, and what we recommend stuffing inside.
Our owl pals are a generous size (18″ tall x 16″ wide) for easy squeezing or laying your head for a nap. We especially love their big, bright eyes; they’re staying wide awake so you can doze safe and sound. There’s a full pattern set.
Outdoor living means outdoor sitting – often on “non-chair surfaces.” For portable comfort when activities move to more natural venues, bring along your own stylin’ set of round seat cushions in their own duffle.
Create a beautiful patchwork floor cushion for your seat or feet. We offer pattern downloads for all the patchwork pieces so you don’t have to blow a gasket trying to turn squares and rectangles into a perfect circle.
For our Featured section, we’ve been focusing on projects that can use smaller pieces from your fabric stash. This lumbar pillow uses skinny cuts to create pretty strip patchwork. Wavy line free-motion quilting finishes the front.
The construction of a body pillow is similar to a standard pillow case – just a lot bigger. We show you the easy way to use a tuck to create the look of a flap between the top and bottom sections. Great as a beginning sewer project.
Eggy’s the cutest chick in the nest! Nubby chenille combines with smooth, retro-inspired cotton for a sweet and soft vintage look. He’s irresistibly squeezable for Easter or any time you need an “egg-ceptionally” sweet stuffable.
It’s the perfect stress relief trio: a neck wrap to pull the pain from your shoulders, an eye pillow to soothe and calm, and a pretty headband to gently sweep your hair up and away so you can rest with the wrap and pillow in place.
You can make your own portable booster seat in cute, wipe-clean oilcloth or laminated cotton with a sturdy yet lightweight foam core. We show two different sizes: 3” and 5” – both with removable covers for extra easy clean-up.
From selecting the fabric to plopping the pillow into place, this fast and easy project is a perfect way to create Décor in a Day. We used our favorite tapering technique to help prevent crumpled corners.
Apply some old-fashioned goodness in a new way, creating a set of pillow covers wrapped in the Southern charm of classic candy-colored seersucker. We added ruffles, rick rack trim, and a button placket back closure.
Use these energy savers year ‘round. When old man winter is at the door, they keep heat in and drafts out. In the summer, they help keep cool air inside and heat and humidity outside. Good in smoky conditions too!
Let this pretty kitty keep watch over the rest of the pillows on your sofa or bed. The bold silhouette with its sweet dimensional bow is truly the Cat’s Meow. Our appliqué design is a free download, including the lettering.
Mixing textures is a fun way to create a unique look. For these toss pillows, we made one half cool cotton, the other half soft faux fur. When placed side-by-side and back-to-back, you get a pillow pile with plenty of personality.