Seeing Stars Pillow

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You can make a star shaped pillow with this free pattern and video tutorial.

You can make a great looking star shaped pillow that adds color and style to a room and takes minutes to make.
For the Pillow
1/2 t0 2/3 yard fleece (you could really use several different kinds of fabric for this pillow)
stuffing (batting for fill)
1 package of cording (optional)
button (optional)
needle and thread
Sewing Essentials (scissors, pins, etc.)
Sewing Machine



Download the Pattern Here, tutorial below:

You can get a free copy of Adobe reader here. By downloading  you are agreeing to pattern terms of use. Click the picture of the pattern envelope to download the .pdf !

Video tutorial here, written directions below:

Seeing Stars Pillow Tutorial

1 – Cut out the pattern

 

Print up the pattern (you can get assembly instructions here . Cut out 2 of each of the pattern  pattern piece.

In addition to the pattern you will need to cut a 3.5 by 78 inch long strip (you will need to sew a couple pieces together for the large star.  A 3.5 by 64 strip for the medium pillow and 3.5 by 48 for the small).

 

2 – Begin to sew

 

If you are adding cording pin and sew it around the star ( I like to sew the cording by itself with a zipper foot).  Then with right sides together pin the long strip all the way around and sew on using a .5 seam allowance (.25 if using cording).

Sew the ends of the strip together.  Then sew around the star.
Tip: while you can sew one continuous line around the star – I recommend sewing from point to point rather than trying to turn at the top of each point.  So basically you will sew 6 lines instead on long continuous one.

 

3- Pin and sew back of the star

 

With right sides together pin the back of the star onto the pillow – but this time be sure to leave a 3 inch gap for turning and stuffing.  Sew together using the same seam allowance that you used on the front of the pillow. trim thread, points and turn right side out.

 

4 – Final Steps

 

Stuff  to desired firmness ( I like it to be a little more firm so it can stand better without sagging.)  Hand sew opening shut.  If desired sew a button onto the center.

 

Angel Hickman Peterson

Angel Hickman Peterson

Creator, Editor and Author at Fleece Fun
Angel has a bachelor’s degree in Film Studies from the University of Utah, with a professional background is in film, television, radio and ad production. Angel currently divides her time between her small production company Angel Dawn Productions, her online sewing and crafting blog www.FleeceFun.com, her two little girls, baby boy, husband and on very good days also manages to get the dishes done.
Angel Hickman Peterson
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