Personalized finger-printed envelope star pillows are an easy and fun gift item to make. My boys and I enjoyed making these pillows for their home room teachers. We got the idea from Cristina’s beautiful seaside themed thumb print pillows.
- Fabric (I used bleached and washed leftover drop cloths)
- Pillow insert
- Sewing machine
- Freezer Paper
- Fabric Paint
- X-acto knife
- Small Flat Brush
- Permanent Marker
- Piping (here’s the tutorial to make your own piping)
Cut your front fabric with 1 inch excess around the pillow form. Cut the two back pieces of fabric with a 1 inch excess on all sides, plus allow for a 3″ overlap in the center.
Fingerprinted Star Tutorial:
Here’s a great way to customize your pillow for the recipient. Let your little ones finger-print inside the star. [Read more…]