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A cute pillow made after the Pokemon Pokeball
So after make a pokemon your profile pic december on facebook, I decided to make a pillow of a pokeball for one of my friends. Pretty easy to make!

Posted by bluejeanbaby from U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, United States • Published See bluejeanbaby's 10 projects »
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  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 1
    Step 1

    Fold the white and red fabric in half. then trace a circle around the fabric, ending up with two red semi circles and two white semicircles. If you somehow ended up with a fold, make sure to cut the semi circles apart.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using a zigzag stitch, create a flat seam the red and white semicircle together. This doesn't need to be fancy, it's just temporary to keep them together.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 3
    Step 3

    Out of the black fabric create two strips, one with a circle in the middle. One will be the front of the pillow, the other the back

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut a smaller white circle to go in the center of the front black stripe. Before you attach it, trace an even smaller circle on the white circle. Using a small black stitch, stitch over the tracing.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 5
    Step 5

    Applique the white circle onto the black circle using a small zigzag stitch. You can then applique the black stripe onto the white and red front. Repeat with the back stripe

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 6
    Step 6

    Measure the arc length of the white and red parts of the front and back of the pillow. Cut a strip of white and red fabric of this length and whatever width you want the pillow to be. Sew each red end to the white end. Applique black squares over the seams which are the same width as the black stripes used on the front and back.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 7
    Step 7

    With right sides together, attach the side panels to the front, matching edge. Snip the seam allowence to make for a better curve. Sew the side panel to the back side, but make sure to leave a little room so you can turn the pillow right side out.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 8
    Step 8

    The end result, before being turned out should look like this picture, a front and back with a side panel.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 9
    Step 9

    Stuff the pillow with shredded foam. You can use regular stuffing too. Be careful with the shredded foam because it gets everywhere! Use tape or a lint remover to remove excess stuffing.

  • How to make a shaped cushion. Pokeball Pillow - Step 10
    Step 10

    Hand sew the opening which you left and you are finished!!

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M · Norway, Maine, US · 2 projects
This is so cool, I want to make one XD
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M · Norway, Maine, US · 2 projects
This is so cool, I want to make one XD
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Miss Circus
Miss Circus · San Leandro, California, US · 13 projects
I am so making several of these =^.^=
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Pomka Love
Pomka Love
How awesome! <3

Perfect pillow for sleepover pillowfights! xD
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C.T.
C.T. · New York, New York, US · 5 projects
super cute! ^_^
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