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Kitschy cute house shaped pillows.
I made these as a housewarming present for my friend as as Christmas presents for my friends and cousin.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by making a template for your house - just draw a house like a child would and turn them in to paper shapes.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 2
    Step 2

    Draw around your templates on to fleece.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out two rectangles for the main house.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 4
    Step 4

    Two dark pieces for the roof.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 5
    Step 5

    The windows, window boxes, door and two small rectangles for the chimney.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pin the windows and door on to the front of one of the fleece rectangles.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew in place.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cut squint half rectangles, for curtains and pin over the windows.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew in place and pin the windowsills to the bottom of the windows.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 10
    Step 10

    Sew in place at either side.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 11
    Step 11

    Pin the roof to the front of the house, so that the right sides are facing and sew in place. Do this with the back of the house too.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 12
    Step 12

    Sew a chimney, by sewing two rectangles together and turning inside out.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 13
    Step 13

    Pin to the right side of the house, facing downwards.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 14
    Step 14

    Lay the back of the house on the front, so that the right sides are facing and pin around the edges.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 15
    Step 15

    Sew around the outside, leaving a small gap at the bottom.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 16
    Step 16

    Fold right side out.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 17
    Step 17

    Stuff.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 18
    Step 18

    Sew the opening closed with a needle and thread.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 19
    Step 19

    Sew a pom pom to the door like a handle.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 20
    Step 20

    Sew some felt flowers in the window boxes.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 21
    Step 21

    Add the finishing touch of metal numbers that match your house number.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. House Pillows - Step 22
    Step 22

    All done!

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Nisa-Ro
Nisa-Ro · Padangan, East Java, ID
i like this... so cute.... >w<
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Bluebell
Bluebell · Teignmouth, England, GB · 8 projects
Cat, how did you get SOOO clever??? Am inspired to post some of the Christmas presents I made now.....x
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Maya
Maya · Agawam, Massachusetts, US · 1 project
These are great. Happy I especially like the little touches like the flower boxes.
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
aaaw sooo adorable and cute, what a great idea of yours' love the plant thoughs in front of the windows with the tulips almost dutch.LOL
thank you for your greate tute and the sharing, i love this!!!!!
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Ramona Vicious Monroe
Ramona Vicious Monroe · 28 projects
such a good idea. i'm gonna make a two story Victorian with a wrap around deck...cuuute!
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