No Sew DIY Valentine Pillow

Hi Everyone,

I wanted to show you a quick and inexpensive way to add cute Valentine’s Day decor to your home, by making this no sew Valentine pillow.

No Sew Valentine Pillow

No Sew Valentine Pillow

I’m not much of a seamstress so, I love it when I can throw together a cute pillow without busting out my sewing machine.


Hobby Lobby has some great pillowcases that come in a bag and they can range in price depending on the material.  I like the plain linen one, because it gives me a blank canvas to work with.  You can decorate these pillowcases easily with paint using stencils, iron ons and you could even sew on your own design.

Here are my Supplies:

No sew pillow supplies

No sew pillow supplies

  • 18×18 pillow (JoAnn’s $14.99 after using a 40% coupon)
  • 18×18 pillow case ( Hobby Lobby $3.00 after using a 40% coupon)
  • Polka dot burlap (JoAnn’s $9.99 yard)
  • Circuit iron on for lettering ( JoAnn’s $9.99)
  • Red embroidery thread and needles  ( Michaels $1.29 & $2.99)
  • Heat-n-Bond iron on adhesive (Michaels $2.99)

Total: $45.24

*Keep in mind you have plenty of burlap for other projects.  You really don’t need a yard if your just doing a little design.

With this particular pillow I took a piece of polka dot burlap I found at JoAnn’s and cut out a heart shape. I fused it to the pillow with the heat-n-bond. Next, I cut out the letters with my Cricut machine.  Don’t worry if you don’t have a machine you can use a stencil for the lettering.  I just happened to find red glittery iron on that matched the red on the burlap so I went with that.  Once I had everything iron on I topped off the heart with some red embroidery ribbon around the edges.  Super easy and fast!  I think all together it took be around an hour to finish.  The most time consuming part is going around the edges with the embroidery thread.

Here is the finished pillow.



I hope this gave you some inspiration when decorating your home.  Thanks so much for stopping by!

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