Chic DIY monogram pillow

Monograms used to be very fashionable. Nowadays they are just a way of decorating things but they can be used creatively if you use your imagination. This is a project that will show you how to make a monogram pillow. Pillows are always useful. Whether you use them as decorative items or you actually use them for comfort, they need to look beautiful.

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The monograms are a great way of adding a personal touch to your pillows. For this project you can use any type or size of pillows you want.You’ll need some fabric, a pillow form, a sheet of felt, fabric glue, coordinating thread and a sewing machine. It’s a simple and fun project and at the end you’ll have your own personalized pillow. You can create the monogram on the computer using simple programmes such as word. It’s very easy. Just pick the font you like and choose the dimensions. Then print it on paper.

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Now cut the linen fabric to the size that you want. You can make the pillow cover smaller to make the pillow look fuller. Cut the monogram from the paper and pin it to the felt. If it doesn’t exactly fit you can also make it in sections. Now cut out the letter from the felt and unpin the paper. This part requires a lot of patience.

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Then lay down the felt on the fabric and decide where you want your monogram to be placed on the pillow. Then use felt or fabric glue to make the monogram stay in place. Next it’s time for the sewing machine to be useful. Use thread that matches the felt and stitch the outline of the letter sewing it to the fabric. At the end iron both pieces of fabric and you’re done. You can choose any fabric and color you want and you can also decide on the font you like for the monogram. It’s a simple but rewarding project.The full tutorial on thesweetsurvival blog.