Valentine’s Day Pillows

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Easy
Reasonable ~ $25 to $50
Hours 1-2
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Add some love to your decor with these cute Valentine’s Day pillows! See how easy they are to make here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTd-TmBYoGc

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You Will Need...

  • Gold glitter
  • Americana Decoupage Gloss
  • Black and white striped fabric
  • Red, white and gold Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Sewing machine
  • Pillow stuffing

Step by Step Instructions

  • Step 1

    1. Cut two pillow squares 20″ x 20″
    2. Trace a large heart and a small heart in the center
    3. Paint over the black strips inside the hearts
    4. Paint the large heart red and the small heart gold
    5. Paint over the gold with the Decoupage and sprinkle glitter on top
    6. Paint over the gold glitter when it’s dry with more Decoupage to seal it
    *Stick with Americana Decoupage because it’s not sticky when it dries
    7. Stitch the pillow squares together face to face leaving a 5″ hole
    8. Stuff and hand stitch closed

  • Step 2

    For the 5 Hearts Pillow
    YOU’LL NEED
    Black and white striped fabric
    Red polka dot fabric
    E-6000 Stitchless
    Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint in Gold Glitter
    Sewing machine
    Iron
    Pillow stuffing

  • Step 3

    1. Cut out 5 hearts the same size
    *Layer the fabric to make it easier
    2. Arrange your hearts
    3. Add a thin line of E-6000 Stitchless around the edges of each heart
    *Stitchless is an iron on glue that turns anything into a patch or applique
    4. Carefully iron in place until the moisture of the glue vanishes
    5. When all hearts are ironed in place, edge with the Allure Gold Glitter and let dry
    6. Stitch the pillow squares together face to face leaving a 5″ hole
    7. Stuff and hand stitch closed

  • Step 4

    For the Sequin LOVE Pillow
    YOU’LL NEED
    Gold Sequins
    Dazzling Metallics in Splendid Gold
    E-6000 Glue
    Paintbrush
    White fabric
    Pillow stuffing
    Sewing machine

  • Step 5

    1. Cut two 20″ x 20″ white cotton squares
    2. Trace a large heart in the center of one square
    3. Fill in with the Dazzling Metallics Splendid Gold
    4. When dry pencil in the word LOVE in the center
    5. Trace around the word and edge of the heart with E-6000 Glue and sprinkle sequins on top
    6. When dry, stitch the pillow squares together face to face leaving a 5″ hole
    7. Stuff and hand stitch closed

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