The 12 Days of Christmas Pillow

Holidays · July 13, 2012

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

Hello Friends!

This is Desirée the heart behind The 36th Avenue .

I AM SO EXCITED { actually doing my happy dance} to be here today with you all!

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Kristyn asked me to share with you some Holiday love so here I go!

What is your favorite holiday and why?
My favorite holiday has to be Christmas!
The color, the lights, the smells, the treats and the celebration of the birth of the Savior
makes Christmas the most wonderful time of the year!
What is your favorite Christmas Tradition?
Sleeping under the tree the day we put it up!
What is your all-time favorite Christmas Movie?
Hmmm… This is not A Christmas movie BUT we watch it every Christmas:
We love “Curly Sue”.
What has been the best present you’ve ever received and why?
The best present I have ever received was back when I was a six year old little girl.
It was a little bag of rice… I would have to write a book to explain why…
Let me say, that year I received the gift of believing!
Why do you blog?
I blog because I love to create, to share, to talk and to get to know people.
I simply love blogging… it makes me happy!

OK! As I said before I love Christmas so much!

What a fun idea to get to share some Holiday Cheer during the month of July!

I am sharing today with you an easy project that your kids will love:

The 12 days of Christmas Pillow…

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

To make it all you’ll need is the fabric for your stockings and for the pillow I used a place mat that I found at Target.

If you have some fabric scraps put them to use… I think the stockings would look great in different colors as well.

TUTORIAL

The reason I used a place mat is because the sewing is minimal.

After folding it in half and sewing the bottom part of it I was ready to make the stockings…

FIRST

Make a template of your stocking and trace as many as you need on the fabric of your choice.

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

SECOND

After tracing start cutting your stockings. When I was done I sewed the edge of the stockings to prevent fraying.

I like to work with canvas it is easy to cut and had a lot of body.

Besides this pillow is one of a set of three… You’ll see them all later.

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

THIRD

With the help of a glue gun decorate your stockings… use things you have around, buttons, ribbon, scrapbooking embellishments…

Make them beYOUtiful, YOUnique and personal…

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

After you are done decorating them hot glue them to your pillow…

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

Then touch them up… and you are done!

All you have left to do is wait and fill up the stocking during the 12 days of Christmas!

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

I think they would make a great little gift also!

Last year I got an “awww” from my girls and a “that’s cool” from my boy…

I believe they loved it!

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

Now, do you remember how I said that this little guy was one of three?

Here are the other two.

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

I would love for you to stop by The 36th Avenue and check the TUTORIAL out.

How to make this fun 12 Days of Christmas Pillow from The 36th Avenue! The kids will love this idea!! Just pick out your fabric!

Kristyn, thank you so much for having me today…

I love you to pieces my friend!

Have a Super Fun Friday Everyone…

Besos!

Desirée

The 36th AVENUE

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Thank you so much Desiree! The kids will love this!

For even more Christmas crafts be sure to check out:

12 Days of Christmas Chalkboard Banner! Such a cute way to countdown!! Easy to make!!

12 Days of Christmas Chalkboard Banner

Scripture Advent Calendar Tutorial from Boxwood Clippings! Great idea to learn scriptures as you count down!

Scripture Advent Calendar

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Jen @ Four Marrs & One Venus

This pillows are Adorable! And so is that Desiree! Amazing talent right there!

Jenny

Oh i LOVE these pillows. My fav holiday is Christmas. Cant wait to make these and add them to my decorations:)

Shannon Fox

Desiree makes the cutest stuff. The colors, textures and patterns are always spot on!!

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