How to Make Your Own Pillow Forms of Any Size

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They’ll be Higher Quality for Less Cost!

Store-bought pillow forms are quick and handy. They also tend to be expensive for what they are, and they’re often on the wimpy side.





It’s a simple process to make your own and you’ll have a much better product when you’re done. Plus, you can make them any size you want and fill them to the firmness you prefer.

How to Make Your Own Pillow Forms of Any Size

Amanda Jean from Crazy Mom Quilts walks you through making your own. She uses heavyweight fabric, which wears much better, especially if you’ll be stuffing the pillows firmly (and kids will be playing with them!). Softer pillows that will be handled gently will wear nicely made of good quality muslin.

She uses poly fiberfill and offers suggestions to prevent your pillow from becoming lumpy. She also has a special trick for keeping the corners filled out, as the fill tends to migrate away from them.

Once the form is completed you can use it with a same-sized pillow cover.

Simple Patchwork Pillows Tutorial

You’ll find the full instructions for the pillow forms at the link below.

Click here for the “One Way to Make a Pillow Form” article.

The patchwork pillows on this page are from LeAnne at Everyday Celebrations. They’ll make lovely covers for 16″ pillow forms.

Plus, they’re simple to make and are a good use for scraps. An envelope style back makes them easy to slip off and on the pillow forms.

Click here for the “Simple Patchwork Pillows” pattern.

 

 



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