Intro: Monogram Pillow
Monogram pillows, perfect gifts for all occasion. I made these ones for my mom and aunt for mother's day (last year) - and they were really happy when they got them, especially because I personally made them.
Let's show the people in our lives how special they are with this simple project.
Step 1: Materials and Tools
Step 2: Preparing Your Raw Materials
Cut 2 pieces of 16 x 16 inches of fabric. Use fabric as desired, there's no limit on what you can use - just make sure that your machine can handle the bulk of the fabric.
Use felt fabric for the cut-out letter. If you have your apprehensive in your cutting skills, print an A4 size letter from your computer and use it a stencil. Trace the outline of the stencil on the fabric and then cut.
Step 3: Sew the Letter
You have two option for sewing by hand or machine.
I prefer sewing machine. Sew the edge of the letter on one of the 16 x 16 piece fabrics with zig-zag stitch or running stitch. Make sure to back stitch at the beginning and end to avoid fraying thread.
Step 4: Sew Pillow
Sandwich the fabric, right side facing each other. Make sure that the fabrics align properly. Pin around the sides.
Place two pins as a guide-mark for the opening to turn-over the fabric and fill-in the fiber after sewing the sides.
Sew the sides of the fabric using quarter or half inch allowance. Remember to back stitch at the beginning and end.
Step 5: Filling
Turn over the fabric so that it's right-side up.
Fill with polyester fiberfill.
Use hand stitch to close opening after filling.
Step 6: Complete
Now you have your very own Monogram Pillow. Perfect handmade gift.