Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Fabric Turkey Pillow Cover and a Thanksgiving Blog Hop

When I got invited to be a part of a Thanksgiving Blog Hop by Erin and Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs, I immediately knew I wanted to attempt to create a turkey pillow! It's one of those projects that's been on my mind for quite some time now, but since I don't usually decorate specifically for Thanksgiving, I've never done it. 

The thing I loved most about this project is that it cost me next to nothing to make, and I'm sure that would be the case if any of you wanted to create one as well. The only thing I had to purchase was the Heat N Bond which cost me $2.99. 

To make the pillow cover, I used leftover drop cloth from my ruffled curtains I made a while back. You can see my tutorial on how I sewed the pillow cover here

Using many different fabrics, I cut out the pieces of my turkey. Then I took the lazy route and used the Heat N Bond Ultrahold to stick the turkey pieces onto the pillow. I was definitely NOT about to use the sewing machine to sew on all those tiny pieces.  In a matter of minutes, I had a new Thanksgiving inspired turkey pillow for my living room. 

He's so stinking cute I can't even handle it.

Next year, I think it would be cool to use the same idea to make a larger version and hang it above my couch to replace my rosette burlap heart. But seriously, isn't he just the cutest little guy?

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A HUGE thank you to Emily and Erin for inviting me to be apart of this Thanksgiving Blog Hop! I hope you'll take the time to check out the rest of the bloggers projects as well!


  1. This pillow is so cute! Love that little turkey! Great fabric choices!

  2. This is so fun and festive! I love that you used the heat n' bond instead of sewing. That makes me think I could actually tackle this project!

  3. Oh my gosh, this is so stinkin cute! I love it!

  4. I love this pillow! Too cute! Thanks for sharing! Also wanted to let you know about a new linky party starting this Saturday at 8pm called “Found & Foraged” I think your project would be perfect for it! Can’t wait to party with you at

  5. This is so cute! And seems easy enough for me to do :) I don't have many Thanksgiving decorations at all, so this would be a perfect addition!

  6. Right now, I am just gushing over the cuteness of this little guy. I've chosen him as my feature for the Thank Goodness It's Thursday party - LOVE IT!


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