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Add some LOVE to your decor with these cute Valentine's Day Pillows!
Stitch up some cute love pillows for your friends this Valentine's Day!

Posted by Mark Montano Published See Mark Montano's 279 projects »
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  • How to sew an applique cushion. Valentine's Day Pillows - Step 2
    Step 1

    Gold glitter
    Americana Decoupage Gloss
    Black and white striped fabric
    Red, white and gold Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paint
    Paintbrush
    Sewing machine
    Pillow stuffing

  • How to sew an applique cushion. Valentine's Day Pillows - Step 3
    Step 2

    1. Cut two pillow squares 20" x 20"
    2. Trace a large heart and a small heart in the center
    3. Paint over the black strips inside the hearts
    4. Paint the large heart red and the small heart gold
    5. Paint over the gold with the Decoupage and sprinkle glitter on top
    6. Paint over the gold glitter when it's dry with more Decoupage to seal it
    *Stick with Americana Decoupage because it's not sticky when it dries
    7. Stitch the pillow squares together face to face leaving a 5" hole
    8. Stuff and hand stitch closed

  • How to sew an applique cushion. Valentine's Day Pillows - Step 4
    Step 3

    Black and white striped fabric
    Red polka dot fabric
    E-6000 Stitchless
    Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint in Gold Glitter
    Sewing machine
    Iron
    Pillow stuffing

  • How to sew an applique cushion. Valentine's Day Pillows - Step 5
    Step 4

    1. Cut out 5 hearts the same size
    *Layer the fabric to make it easier
    2. Arrange your hearts
    3. Add a thin line of E-6000 Stitchless around the edges of each heart
    *Stitchless is an iron on glue that turns anything into a patch or applique
    4. Carefully iron in place until the moisture of the glue vanishes
    5. When all hearts are ironed in place, edge with the Allure Gold Glitter and let dry
    6. Stitch the pillow squares together face to face leaving a 5" hole
    7. Stuff and hand stitch closed

  • Step 5

    Watch the short video tutorial here:

  • How to sew an applique cushion. Valentine's Day Pillows - Step 6
    Step 6

    Gold Sequins
    Dazzling Metallics in Splendid Gold
    E-6000 Glue
    Paintbrush
    White fabric
    Pillow stuffing
    Sewing machine

  • How to sew an applique cushion. Valentine's Day Pillows - Step 7
    Step 7

    1. Cut two 20" x 20" white cotton squares
    2. Trace a large heart in the center of one square
    3. Fill in with the Dazzling Metallics Splendid Gold
    4. When dry pencil in the word LOVE in the center
    5. Trace around the word and edge of the heart with E-6000 Glue and sprinkle sequins on top
    6. When dry, stitch the pillow squares together face to face leaving a 5" hole
    7. Stuff and hand stitch closed

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