While I was dressing up the house for Christmas it became painfully obvious that I decorate with red. Lots of red. So much so that I’m afraid to let friends with dye allergies come inside the house.
This little project was not going to have a smidge of red even if it killed me. Although you could use red felt on a cream colored background–just don’t tell me if you make one because I might cry a little.
To make this super-fast no-sew throw pillow you need
2. Hot glue gun
3. Pillow insert
5. 10 minutes
Cut your felt 4-5 inches larger than your pillow measurements. Mine was a 14″ square pillow so I cut my felt into 19″ squares.
I drew a line 2.5″ from the edge all the way around on one piece of the felt and then followed that line one side at a time with hot glue. I did one edge at a time so that the glue wouldn’t cool before I got the second piece of felt placed.
After doing that on 3 sides, stuff your pillow form in and close with hot glue.
Now, from here you can add your design.
I chose a poinsettia, but you could go in any direction.
I cut mine with my Silhouette (shocker) and just hot glued it in place.
There you have it. A no-sew pillow to help you brighten (or tone down) your holiday decor.
What do you think?
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