In this post: Easy no sew floor pillows – perfect for teens watching movies or kids reading on the floor! Great for outside too if you use outdoor fabric. And they’re so easy, you can make several in one afternoon!
DIY no sew floor pillows are a quick and easy project that are great for hanging out at home, and kids and teens love them, but they can be expensive to buy. Here’s how to make them yourself without using a sewing machine!
How to Choose Fabric for Floor Pillows
Of course, you’ll want to select fabrics that complement your entire home’s color scheme, as well as the room in which they’ll be used.
The Shortcut to Perfectly Coordinated Colors and Patterns
How to Style Throw Pillows and Patterns. A simple way to choose a fabric combination is to lay fabrics on the floor together, which you can do online by adding fabrics to your shopping cart. I won’t tell you what I did there.
What Kind of Fill or Stuffing Should You Use?
You can stuff your pillows with any kind of stuffing, such as polyester fiber fill, but I used two extra-large pillows that came with our sofas to make these floor pillows.
What Size Should Floor Pillows Be?
A standard floor pillow measures 36 inches by 36 inches, but you can make them as big as you and your family want! Size Tip: To avoid a seam in the middle of your diy floor pillows, make them smaller than the width of your fabric.
How to Clean DIY Floor Pillows
If you use the no-sew method, your pillows can only be spot cleaned, or you can have them dry-cleaned. If you choose to wash your floor pillows in your washing machine, they will need to be washed on the bulky setting because they are quite large.
Measure and set aside the pillow forms. Cut out all four large squares (or rectangles, depending on the shape of your pillow forms) with scissors. Fold over each side about 1/4u2033 to 1/2u2033 and iron. Repeat for the other three sides of the pillow cover.
Video Tutorial: How to Make No-Sew Floor Pillows
I made two pillows out of four different prints from Online Fabric Store, which are especially kid-friendly thanks to the bright colors and durability of the spun polyester, which is especially important because these floor pillows will end up in the basement family room.
How do you make a homemade floor cushion?
You only need enough fabric to cut out two circles of the same size u2013 18 inches or larger u2013 and thread to sew them together; if you don’t have a sewing machine, you can hand sew one of these together in about an hour.
What do you stuff a floor pillow with?
Filling a Cushion or Pouf in 5 Different Ways
- Polystyrene filling for a light, bean-bag feel.
- Old, unused clothes, towels, bed sheets, and the like can also provide a light and firm filling option, which is a great way to re-use some of the old stuff lying around the house.
How do I make my pillow Fluffy?
A tennis ball or two tied in a clean pillowcase perk up a flattened polyester or fiberfill pillow. Place the pillow and the knotted pillowcase in a low-heat dryer and tumble them together for 10 to 15 minutes, checking after 10 to 15 minutes, and removing the materials once the pillows are as fluffy as you’d like.
What is a floor cushion?
In British English (fl kn), a floor cushion is a cushion that is placed on the floor of a room for people to sit on. The room was covered in floor cushions.
How do I make an inner cushion?
In 5 Easy Steps, Learn How to Make a Pillow Insert:
- Sew the sides shut, leaving an opening to insert the fiberfill.
- Turn the cover right side out.
- Stuff with fiberfill until the desired look is achieved.
- Sew the opening shut.
How do I make a round box cushion?
- Sew bias strips together and cover welt cord.
- Finish off the welt cord where it meets, trimming the cord off even and folding under cut edges.
- Continue glue basting the cord to the other piece.
What is the best filling for a pouf?
Natural wool is very expensive nowadays, but if you can get it cheaply or if you have a sheep, we recommend filling the pouf the old-fashioned way: with wool and possibly supplemented with straw in the center.
How much should I fill a cushion?
A standard size pillow can be filled with about two pounds of stuffing.
How do you make a throw blanket?
Let’s get started on making a throw blanket!
- Step 1: Find a fuzzy fabric in two colors you like for the throw blanket.
- Step 2: Add Pom-Poms to Throw Blanket.
- Step 3: Sew Sides Together.
- Step 4: Sew Up the Throw Blanket Opening.
- Step 5: Quilt Throw Blanket.