How to Make Alphabet Letter Pillow
Alphabet pillows is a good complement of any child's room. The cushion shaped as letter is very fun and nice. Kids would surely enjoy these pillows, try to sew it with my tutorial.
Here are steps of sewing an alphabet letter cushion. You will learn how to make the most difficult form of letter pillow having form an alphabet letter A.
Materials for sewing a pillow
You'll need a piece of fabric, sewing machine, paper letter template and the filler of cushions.
First, you need make the paper template having form of letter A.
Tip: a paper template a letter will be exactly symmetrical if you fold the paper in half (vertical) and draw a half of the letter only.
Don't miss add the seam allowance 5/8" before cutting the fabric.
First steps of sewing a cushion
Now start sewing. First, you need to connect the three short parts of fabric to the three lines in inner area, as shown.
Now you need attach this piece to inner area of second part a letter, as shown.
I said earlier that sewing of pillow letter A is very difficult. I reccomend draw a diagram that helps you understand the connection sequence all parts.
Make these two seams and inner part of a pillow will be completed.
Arrows from the diagram and on this photo show where are these seams.
Look on this photo attentively. You will understand the connection sequence these pieces.
On this photo is shown wrong side of letter pillow.
Here you see how looks pillow on face side on first stages of sewing.
Side strips of pillow in form a letter A
Now will be a little easy. We start to add the side strips to your both parts of letter pillow having form A.
First, attach this long strip to the one half a letter. Sew around the contour with seam allowance 1.5 cm.
Tip: this strip may consist of several pieces.
Sewing strip around second part of pillow
Before attaching the strip around second part of pillow I recommend make the marks. Mark with a chalk the lines from each corner across the strip to the opposite edge.
These marks will help unite both parts of pillow correctly. You need to combine the lines with the corners a pillow when sewing.
Here are recent steps of sewing a pillow that is shaped A.
How to turn out the letter pillow
Through this small hole you can turn out the letter pillow to the front side.
It is time to fill the inner space of alphabet letter pillow with the filler for cushions.
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