You can easily create an inexpensive custom pillow cover using fabric and felt that is both beautiful and unique. Even small simple decorative pillows are expensive. By using thrift store pillows and making these quick covers, you can fill your home with amazing pillows that fit your own personality! Our daughter Jennifer created these for me as part of our Whimsical Living Room Series
Pillow Cover Supplies
Old throw pillows (I found mine at a thrift store for $1 to $3 each.)
- Fabric of choice
- Felt for decor
- Paint, buttons, etc. for decor
Measure your pillow as shown and cut your fabric as shown below. Sew up the seams and hem the pocket. Then glue or sew on any decorations you like. Or just use pretty fabric!
Free Download : Instructions & Pattern Kit
Download the Kit Shown Below (pdf)
Roy an entertainer so Jennifer made this special one for him using beads, felt and string. The pattern for the guitar is included in our free kit above.
Felt letters cut out and glued on with a heart. Our free kit has all the letters of the alphabet for you to trace and make your own word pillow.
I love owls. Grab the pattern for this little guy in our free kit above.
Felt circles. The tree branches are painted on in a very simple pattern.
Jennifer had these metal flowers and decided to sew them on with felt leaves.
More Pictures for Sharing
Very cute!! This would be an easy thing to make.
These are so cute and done so easy! I love the owls and the guitar. Both of them I can use for my grandchildren. Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty
You’re very welcome. Thanks for visiting Vickie!
I love this! I was looking for a simple way to do a pillow cover and I found it! These will be great for our dorm room 🙂
Awesome! So glad you found it useful!