Sew Embellished Photo Pillows
All levels | 21 min 52 sec
Create Photo Pillow
Learn how to print your favorite image onto fabric and transform it into a personalized pillow. Annabel shares lots of ideas for embellishing your pillow with embroidery and pompoms to add color, texture, and fun. These customizable pillows make wonderful keepsake gifts, perfect for celebrating anything from a special moment to a favorite person or pet.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 8 1/2” x 11” piece of cardstock
  • 12” x 12” piece of freezer paper
  • Two pieces of 12” x 12” cotton canvas
  • Pins
  • Button thread
  • Embroidery needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Embroidery thread in various colors
  • Yarn
  • Pencil
  • Paint pen
  • Scraps of felt in various colors
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper scissors
  • Small embroidery hoop
  • Polyfil stuffing
  • Sewing machine
  • Hot iron
  • Computer
  • Inkjet printer (do not use laser printer)
Learn how to:
  • How to use an inkjet printer to print photos on fabric
  • How to prepare your fabric for printing
  • How to adjust your photographs so they make a perfect image on your fabric
  • How to embellish with embroidery and felt flowers
  • How to make yarn pompoms
  • How to sew your pillow together and add stuffing
What you’ll get:
  • A 2 part master class on how to sew photo pillows
  • 2 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Annabel Wrigley
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
255 users recommended this class to a friend
Deborah Butler
Teacher gave really good instructions. Good class.
January 8, 2023
AJ Bosworth
I loved it and think because you can personalize it so much that it is worth so much more than store bought pillows!
More than 3 months ago
Susan Lang
Annabel is a very good teacher. She explains things very thoroughly and exactly clear without too much chit chat. This is a fairly simple and straightforward project with lots of possibilities for personal variations.
More than 3 months ago