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No-sew Christmas pillow makes a fashionable DIY gift (VIDEO)

Rebecca Bracken is a news and views writer.

This holiday pillow DIY is so easy, you'll make extras for yourself

If you're still looking for a special, and fashionable, DIY gift for friends and family, the search ends here. This DIY holiday pillow is so effortlessly chic, yet homemade and thoughtful, you'll be able to make a special holiday keepsake for everyone on your list.

The idea is pretty ingenious. Trace a holiday pattern onto fusible webbing, iron the shape into cute material, cut out the shape and iron it onto the pillow and voilà!

This fun little craft is perfect for all sorts of occasions, but the reindeer with antlers they use in the video is super cute and trendy. Antlers really are all the rage.

So head down to the fabric store, print out a cute pattern and start cutting out your shapes.


  • Scissors
  • Fabric
  • Pillow (unstuffed and flat) 
  • Fusible webbing
  • Template
  • Iron
  • Ironing board


  1. Trace your pattern onto fusible webbing.
  2. Cut out shape.
  3. Iron it onto fabric.
  4. Cut out shape.
  5. Peel off paper.
  6. Center image on your pillow.
  7. Iron shape onto pillow.
  8. Stuff pillow.

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