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No-Sew DIY Burlap Pillow

Julie McGuffee
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July 20, 2015

no sew diy pillow

It's easy to add a personal touch to your home with a decorative pillow. Watch this short video, then check below for detailed instructions. EnJOY! You will need:

  • JOY embroidered iron-on letters
  • 12" square pillow insert
  • Red burlap
  • 3" wide burlap ribbon (27" length)
  • Lo-temp glue gun
  • Buttons
  • Fabric marker

1.  Cut a piece of fabric 2-1/2 times the width and the length of the pillow (about 30" square for a 12" pillow).

no sew burlap pillow tutorial

2.  Center the pillow on the fabric, then wrap the fabric over the pillow as if you were wrapping a gift. Fold the ends toward the center then secure with hot glue.

no sew folded burlap pillow tutorial

3.  Color the white embroidered iron-on letters with the brush tip of a fabric marker.  You can also use an ink pad or dye.

color embroidered letters with fabric marker

4.  Following the manufacturer's directions, iron the letters to the center of the burlap trim.  Wrap the trim around the pillow, overlap the ends at the back then secure with hot glue. Glue on buttons to accent if desired.

no sew diy burlap pillow

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