Just because its spring, doesn’t mean every day is meant to be spent outside. There are still plenty of days perfect to curl up inside with some pillows and read a good book. But if you can’t wait for the April showers to be over and the May flowers to bloom, here are seven DIY flower pillows you can sew to brighten up any room in your house.
Big and Bright Flower Pillow
from Crystal at A Pumpkin and A Princess
was designed using outdoor fabrics, making it perfect for a porch chair or swing, but you can make it just as pretty with regular fabric. The bright flower in the middle is made with ribbon and it's detachable!
Flower Power Pillow
Using a bold fabric for the pillow and bright colors for the flowers will really make this die-cut felt flower pillow
from Nicole pop. You can also mix them up to create holiday pillows, like red, white and blue for Fourth of July.
Recycled Rose Pillow
Alisa from Redefining Creativity
made this striking pillow
with leftover fabric roses she made from an earlier project. She used a sewing machine to create the delicate stems for the flowers, but recommends using hand embroidery or painting them if you don’t have a sewing machine.
Linen Flower Pillows
Created using linen, these sweet flowers
have a rustic charm to them that’s only enhanced by their frayed edges. Because of its rough design, any mistakes you make will be easily hidden, making this pillow a great starter project if you haven’t made a pillow before.
Fleece Flower Petal Pillows
There are lots of tutorials to make fleece flowers of all different shapes, colors or sizes for pillows, but this dimensional project
from Laura makes the whole pillow a fleece flower. This one is great if you have leftover fleece from any winter projects — and to cut down on supply costs more, you can also do a no-sew version.
Pom-Pom Flower Pillow
To create this cute puffy pillow
, Sachiko from Tea Rose Home
upcycled a sweater she found at a thrift store, but you can easily use an old sweater from home. Then just attach the pom-pom flowers however you’d like to create a unique and soft pillow.
Yo-Yo Flower Pillow
For this bright pillow project
, you'll learn hot to combine colorful fabrics and buttons to create yo-yo flowers. The tricky part is hand-embroidering the flowers to stay on the grid, but once you get them down, you have a cheery pillow that will brighten any room.