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DIY Gift Idea: Children’s Floor Pillow Sewing Instructions

Are you a Mom or Grammy to toddlers?  They’ll be happy for nappy when you make them a doggie, frog or bunny children’s floor pillow.

If you have some basic sewing skills, you are in luck.  With just a little effort, you can make this special pillow that any youngun’ would love to jump, crawl and snuggle all over.  Imagine how excited they will be when you present this to them on Christmas…and you can say “I made it just for you”!

 

 

Joann Fabrics has the step-by-step for the three designs shown here, or you can use the basic pattern and create your own.  Whichever you choose, you are sure to win some thank you kisses from those babies!

 

children's floor pillow

credit: Joann

 

Here are the supplies needed to make an adorable DIY Children’s Floor Pillow:

Dog Floor Pillow
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 2 yds. paw print fleece
  • 1 yd. yellow fleece
  • 1/2 yd. blue fleece
  • Remnant of white and black fleece for eyes
  • 22″ zipper
  • 27″ pillows (2)
  • 1-1/2 yds. batting
  • Small bag of polyfill
  • Matching thread
  • Basic sewing supplies

Bunny Floor Pillow
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 yd. bunny print fleece for body
  • 2 yds. gray fleece for head, ears and paws
  • 1/4 yd. pink fleece for contrast of ears, nose & paws
  • Remnant of white & black fleece for eyes
  • 22″ zipper
  • 27″ pillows (2)
  • 1-1/2 yds. batting
  • Small bag of polyfill
  • Matching thread
  • Basic sewing supplies

Frog Floor Pillow
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 2-1/2 yds. frog print fleece
  • 2-1/2 yds. green fleece
  • Remnant of white fleece for eyes
  • 22″ zipper
  • 8″ x 1/2″ Velcro®
  • 27″ pillows (2)
  • 20″ pillow for head
  • 1-1/2 yds. batting
  • Small bag of polyfill
  • Matching thread
  • Basic sewing supplies

 

Visit Joann Fabrics for complete instructions on all three of these pillows.

 

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