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How to Make a Felt Dragon Scale Pillow

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November 18, 2018

Dragon Scale Pillow - colorful pillow on black and white bed setThis is a fun project using coloured felt to cover a pillow. I used a coverless white accent pillow that I'd had for a decade that had started looking dull. You don't need any sewing skills, you just cut circles and hot glue them on. I love this pop of colour on my black and white bed set. It gives me the same joy I get when I start filling in a colouring book!

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Total Time: 2 hours

Yield: 1 pillow

Supplies:

  • several pieces of coloured felt
  • something round like a jar lid
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • hot glue gun with glue
  • 1 pillow
Dragon Scale Pillow - supplies
 

Steps:

  1. Place your round item over a piece of felt and trace with your pencil.
  2. Dragon Scale Pillow - trace circles on felt
     
  3. Cut out the circle. You can layer pieces of felt to cut out more than one at a time.
  4. Dragon Scale Pillow - cut out
     
  5. You can also use a cut felt circle to use as a guide to cut out others. The felt sticks together nicely if you hold it firmly.
  6. Dragon Scale Pillow - using one felt circle to cut more
     
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  7. For the first edge of your pillow, cut several felt circles in half.
  8. Dragon Scale Pillow - for the first edge cut several circles in half
     
  9. Dab hot glue on the edges.
  10. Dragon Scale Pillow - dab hot glue on the edges
     
  11. Press them onto an edge of the pillow.
  12. Dragon Scale Pillow - press along the edge of the pillow
     
  13. Work your way all the way across, then trim the perpendicular end.
  14. Dragon Scale Pillow - work across and trim the end
     
  15. Start hot gluing full felt circles on, overlapping the first row on the edge.
  16. Dragon Scale Pillow - begin glueing full circles on, overlapping the first row
     
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  17. Keep making your way down, staggering the circles.
  18. Dragon Scale Pillow - continue working down, staggering the circles
     
  19. See that big pile of scraps from cutting the circles out? You need these!
  20. Dragon Scale Pillow - keep the scraps
     
  21. Fill any gaps on the edges with scraps, gluing and tucking under the other circles.
  22. Dragon Scale Pillow - use scraps to fill in any gaps
     
  23. Enjoy that pop of colour every time you enter the room!
  24. Dragon Scale Pillow - ready to enjoy
     
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