DIY Throw Pillow Ideas

Throw pillows are to your living room as jewelry is to fashion; the right pillows can compliment and enhance your space instantly and with minimal fuss.  In that spirit, we challenge you to DIY a few of your own this fall. Here are a few ideas: 

 

Repurposed Sweater Pillows 

What you’ll need: old sweaters, stuffing or pillow forms, lightweight fusible interfacing 

Photo Source: tidbits-cami.com

Visit Tidbits for full instructions on how to DIY these Repurposed Sweater Pillows. 

 

Daddy’s-old-shirt Pillow 

What you’ll need: ironed button down shirts, pillow forms or old pillows you want to cover, sewing materials, scissors, pins 

Photo Source: ducklingsinarow.com

Visit Ducklings in a Row for full instructions on how to DIY these Button-down Pillows.

 

Tassel Throw Pillow 

What you’ll need: velvet fabric, embroidery thread or yarn, rectangular cardboard, sewing materials 

Photo Source: sewinginnomansland.com

Visit Sewing In No Mans Land for full instructions on how to DIY this Tassel Throw Pillow. 

 

No-sew Bow Pillow 

What you’ll need: fabric, pillow forms or old pillows you want to cover, sewing materials 

Photo Source: instructables.com

Visit Instructables for full instructions on how to DIY this No-sew Bow Pillow. 

 

Pom Pom Pillow 

What you’ll need: pillow cover or pillow, tassle trim, glue guns and glue sticks, scissors, cardboard 

Photo Source: iheartnaptime.net

Visit I Heart Naptime for full instructions on how to DIY this Pom Pom Pillow. 

 

Custom Image Transfer Pillow 

What you’ll need: fabric transfer paper, iron, inkjet printer, scissors, pillow case 

Photo Source: canarystreetcrafts.com

Visit Canary Street Crafts for full instructions on how to DIY image transfer onto fabric. 

Written by Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance website content writer based in Toronto.

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