DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by Step Directions

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

I made these super awesome pillow lounge things.  They were pretty easy and they really love using them while watching TV or reading books.

What you will need:

-2 ¼ yards of main fabric (I had pretty puffy pillows, if you have flatter ones it probably would only need 2 yards). Don’t forget to get your fabric on sale or in the clearance section!)

-1 yard of other fabric (you can use main too if you want)

-4 pillows (5 if you are making for a older kid or adult-I also got mine for free from someone I know!)

-Matching thread

-Pins

-Sewing Scissors

-Measuring tape

-Sewing cutting board and cutter (not necessary but makes step two very easy!)

-Sewing machine (just thought I would put that in there, lol)

Step by Step:

Lay out main fabric right side up

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Cut two strips of the other fabric using your cutting board or scissors.  Fold fabric in half and then cut two 15” strips (again I had to do big strips because of my fat pillows so you could do smaller ones, just measure first to make sure)

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Sew the strips together to make one long strip

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Hem one side of the strip

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directionsDIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Lay the strip right side together with one side of the main fabric

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Pin and sew them together

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Lay it out again and place pillows on it

Fold fabric over to make a pocket

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Pin each side so you know where to sew

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directionsDIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Sew sides together while fabric is inside out

Tie off ends

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Turn the fabric right side out, layout

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Measure the full length of the fabric (mine was 81”) and divide by 4. At the intervals (20.25” for mine) pin it. Then pin or mark all the way down the line.

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Sew a line at each of the marked points. (This is why you pin down the whole line so that you can sew in a mostly straight line) I also back stitched at the top and bottom

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Tie off ends and cut off

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Put pillows in and enjoy!

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

I made three different ones. One for my niece, nephew and son. They all LOVED them and jumped on it as soon as they opened it for Christmas! My son will curl up on his chair to watch movies and it is adorable.

DIY Kids Pillow Seat-Step by step directions

Let me know if this tutorial is helpful or if you have any questions!

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