CPE The New Image Group Mr. & Mrs. Claus Felt Pillows

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by CPE Design Team

CPE The New Image Group Mr. & Mrs. Claus Felt Pillows

These will look adorable in your home!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:4 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Note: use 1/4 inch seams for all edges.
  • 2
    Mrs. Claus Pilllow:
    From Red felt, cut two 15 inch squares.
    From White felt, cut four 17 inch x 2 inch strips, one 5 inch x 7 inch rectangle and two 6 inch x 1-1/2 inch strips.
    Beginning with one Red square and one 17 inch x 2 inch strip, align strip along bottom edge of square. Pin top edge to square, gathering small pleats as you go across, using entire 17 inch. This will create ruffles.
    Stitch top edge of White strip to square.
    Take another strip and place above first strip, overlapping by approximately 1 inch. Pin top edge to square, gathering small pleats. Be careful not to put pleats in exact location as strip you overlapped. Repeat this process for remaining two strips.
    Take the 5 inch x 7 inch rectangle, line bottom edge with top edge of ruffles, center, pin and stitch into place.
    Take one of the 6 inch x 1-1/2 inch strip and align with top right corner of 5 inch x 7 inch rectangle overlapping by approximately 1 inch. Pin and stitch into place. Repeat this step on the left side of 5 inch x 7 inch rectangle.
    Stitch Atomic Red buttons in the bottom center of 6 inch x 1-1/2 inch strips.
    Cut 15 inch of Black satin ribbon and glue along top edge of ruffles.
    Place second Red square on top of decorated Red square and pin carefully around edges. Be careful not to pin down edge of bottom ruffle.
    Sew around edge of pillow leaving approximately 4 inch opening in the bottom to insert Poly-fil.
    Turn pillow right side out and press out corners.
    Fill pillow with Poly-fil and hand stitch bottom edge of pillow.
    Take Yellow square and cut 5/8 inch square from the center. Glue in center of Black ribbon.
    Tie Black bow with 15 inch of ribbon. Trim ends to desired length and glue into place.
  • 3
    Santa Claus Pillow:
    From Red felt, cut two 15 inch squares.
    From White felt, cut a 3 inch x 8 inch rectangle.
    From Black felt, cut a 3 inch x 15 inch strip.
    From Black Stick-It felt, cut two 1-3/4 inch circles.
    From Yellow Stick-It felt, cut a 4 inch square and a 1 inch x 1/4 inch rectangle. Cut 3 inch square from center of 4 inch square for belt buckle.
    Beginning with one Red square and 3 inch x 8 inch White rectangle, align 3 inch edge of rectangle along the top edge of square, center vertically, pin and stitch into place.
    Align Black 3 inch x 15 inch strip directly below White rectangle, center horizontally, pin and stitch into place.
    Place second Red square on top of decorated Red square and pin around edges.
    Sew around edge of pillow leaving approximately 4 inch opening in the bottom to insert Poly-fil.
    Turn pillow right side out and press out corners.
    Fill pillow with Poly-fil and hand stitch bottom edge of pillow.
    Attach Yellow square to center of Black strip. Attach small rectangle on the left edge center of Yellow square.
    Attach two Black circles to White strip for buttons.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:4 hours

Project Supplies

  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Craft Pack 36 inch x 36 inch Red 104276488
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Craft Pack 36 inch x 36 inch White 104276489
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Craft Pack 36 inch x 36 inch Black 104276491
  • CPE The New Image Group Stick-it Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Yellow 104276549
  • CPE The New Image Group Stick-it Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104276560
  • Piece of 1-1/4 inch x 1-1/4 inch EZ Stiff Felt Yellow
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 5 lb. 104238555
  • Morex Double Face Satin Ribbon 3/8 inch x 15 yard Black 104194620
  • La Petite Buttons 7/8 inch Atomic Red 3 pc. 104235651
  • Coats & Clark Dual Duty XP All Purpose Thread 250 yard Red 104498372
  • Coats & Clark Dual Duty XP All Purpose Thread 250 yard White 104498362
  • Beacon Craft Felt Glue 8 oz. 104790529
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife 104135101
  • Sewing Machine
  • Straight Pins
  • Needle
  • Ruler
  • Scissors