No Sew Pillow Tutorial

I Love Red Toile!

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Our house is decorated in bright tropical colors and simple accessories, so I don’t use much toile. But the look of this bedroom is really one of my favorites. I love color, and this bedding has just the right amount of red.

I’ve decided to add just a touch of red toile to my room with an accent pillow. {In a super easy and cheap way!}

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Here’s the “no sew pillow” that I made in less than 10 minutes!

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The possibilities are endless, and I’m sure there will be more than one of these pillows in my home soon.

All you need is some pretty fabric, a piece of foam, and a little bit of ribbon and tassels.

Ready?

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The foam can be any size. The one I used is about 16 inches wide and I found it on a scrap pile at JoAnn Fabrics.

Roll it up tightly.

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I folded the fabric in on each side so that the edges were near the center. This allows for a clean edge on the pillow.

I have about 4- 5 inches of fabric on each side of the foam.

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Roll it up!

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I wrapped ribbon tightly around the ends and just tied it in the back with a knot.

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Repeat on the other side and fluff the ends slightly.

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I added a strand of tassels to spice it up a bit.

Ta da! One accent pillow finished and ready to add to your room!

Can you believe how fast you can do this?

It took less than 10 minutes and I love how it turned out!

I’m sure this isn’t my last no sew accent pillow! I was surprised myself at just how simple this was and how great it turned out! If it falls apart I can tie it back up in no time flat, but it seems like it will work out great!

What do you think? Have you ever made a no sew pillow?

~Kim

Comments

  1. says

    That is a GREAT idea!
    So simple, and soooooo charming.
    Really easy to make and a great way to display our “goodies” waiting to be transformed in pretty FO’s.
    Thanks for sharing, Kim.

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