Home Decor: Button Heart Pillow

Isn’t this a fun pillow? I’ll show you how simple it is to create with supplies many of you have on hand!

First, grab your supplies! I’ve used some linen-type utility fabric, a bunch of red buttons, my Helmar Premium Craft Glue, and the amazingly useful burlap string.

I cut the fabric about 8×11, and then laid my buttons out in a heart shape. The Helmar adhesive was perfect for applying a small amount to the back of the buttons to hold them in place.

Once they were set (I only waited a short time!), I used my burlap string to sew them in place.

I chose one button to have a bow tied on the front.

My original plan was to frame this- and here’s how that looks:

Pretty cute, but I decided a little pillow would be fun! I cut another piece of fabric, pinned it & machine stitched. Here you can see the back of the stitches.

I turned it right side out, stuffed & sewed it shut.  Simple!

This would be just as cute with a heart outline, don’t you think?

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you’ve been inspired!

Blog post by: Jen Shears


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  3. CAMIE

    I am sooo inspired and I am doing it RIGHTNOW!!!

  4. Tanya Hulbert

    Very sweet for Valentine's!  I'm guessing a cute little girl is receiving this gift!

  5. sue wisniewski

    creative pillow.  can never have too many pillows.
    stamping sue

  6. Laurie

    That is just precious!

  7. Kristie Maynard

    Very cute project.  Brilliant to glue them and then sew them on.  I can see me struggling to try and keep them in place while I sew.  LOL.  This could be very cute on a layout too.  TFS!

  8. Bethany Becker

    Totally Cute!

  9. Karen B.

    Yep, totally cute! The colors are really great together!

  10. Jen Carter

    Jen I love this!! It is SO cute and I LOVE it as a pillow!!

  11. Charlene

    Super sweet, Miss Jen!  Love all those red, red buttons.

  12. Leah

    Jen!  LOVE this. completely perfect instructions and I am drooling over the red buttons!  lovely valentine pillow!!!

  13. erin

    Fabulous pillow!!!

  14. DeeDee Catron

    So so cute!! I've been on a pillow making binge lately and can't wait to do a couple of these!!

  15. sharon gullikson



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