iLoveto Create Favorite Flower Pillow

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by iLovetoCreate Design Team

iLoveto Create Favorite Flower Pillow

Catch up on your sleep using this beautiful pillow!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time for the tye dyes to set.
  • 2
    Wearing rubber gloves, mix dyes as directed on package.
  • 3
    Press one of the napkins and set aside for dry-brush dye technique. Dampen the remaining napkin and place in plastic container.
  • 4
    Cover table with plastic sheet or trash bags, followed by a layer of paper towels where napkin will be laid out smoothly.
  • 5
    Pour a small amount of Fuchsia, Yellow and Purple dyes into the condiment containers.
  • 6
    Using the No. 6 brush, dip into Yellow dye and brush in the Yellow center of flower, brushing outward. Refer to photo for placement. Apply dye a little heavier in center of Yellow portion.
  • 7
    Using same brush, brush Fuchsia dye around Yellow center, making sure Fuchsia extends up to the yellow. Switch to 1 inch wide brush and brush Fuchsia outward for the remaining petals. Brush strokes should be “loose” and not confined to a strict petal shape.
  • 8
    Dip the No. 6 brush into the Purple dye and make strokes of Purple around outer edges of petals. Refer to photo.
  • 9
    With liner brush, make Fuchsia-colored dots in center of Yellow. Let colors set 4 to 5 hours.
  • 10
    Scrunch remaining fabric in container and soak with Fuchsia and dabs of Purple. Let set.
  • 11
    Machine wash, dry and press dyed napkins.
  • 12
    Stitch along seams, leaving a 4 inch to 5 inch opening at bottom.
  • 13
    Fill with Poly-fil and stitch together opening.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit Ultimate 104136913
  • Two 100% Cotton Napkins or  Fabric Editions 2 Yard Fabric 100 Percent Cotton White 104542556 (choice depends on what size Pillow you want)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Liner 4 104464301
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 6 104464189
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 1 104464135
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • Iron
  • Sewing Machine
  • Thread
  • Small Paper Cups (3)
  • Plastic Container (shoebox size)
  • Plastic Sheet or Trash Bags
  • Paper Towels
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Yardstick